Deception, passion, and violence tangle up in World War II Japanese-occupied Shanghai. Directed by Ang Lee and based on the 1979 novella by Chinese author Eileen Chang, the film follows a group of Chinese university students who attempt to assassinate a high-ranking special agent.
Recommended for mature audiences.
Taiwan, 2007, 157 min. Shown with English subtitles.
Entrance included in Asian Art Museum admission.
Part of the "Moods of Love, from Sinister to Sisterly" Film Series, sponsored by the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas.
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