Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: how Ang Lee’s martial arts classic mixes sword fighting, romance and female empowerment

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: how Ang Lee’s martial arts classic mixes sword fighting, romance and female empowerment

When Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was released in 2000, much of the attention focused on how its box-office success would open the way for Asians – especially Hong Kong talent – to work in Hollywood. The so-called Asian Wave never happened.But Crouching Tiger is nonetheless an interesting melange of East and West, an unusual combination of filmmakers and performers from different cultural backgrounds combining their skills to make a unique kind of wuxia film.The film, which was…

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