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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Chow Yun-Fat
Michelle Yeoh
Chang Chen
Ziyi Zhang
Directors
Ang Lee
Screenwriters
James Schamus
Wang Hui Ling
Tsai Kuo Jung
Running Time
120 minutes

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Awe-inspiring epic saga. Absolutely unmissable


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Plot
Set in a mythical China of the early 19th century, a romantic epic is spun about the theft of an ancient sword known as Green Destiny. The owner, renowned warrior Li Mui Bai, and female fighter, Yu Shu Lien, discover the culprit is a young aristocrat, Jen


Verdict
The story veers toward folklore guff and is at times pretty incomprehensible. No matter. Whatever your preconceptions on yawny, subtitled, arthousey movies, we guarantee you have never seen anything like this before.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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