Let out your wild side and claim your seat at VAFF’s Dim Sum After Dark. The Vancouver Asian Film Festival serves up an edgy Asian film paired with a selection of dim sum appetizers on May 31st, 2019 at Pink Pearl Chinese Seafood Restaurant. On our menu this time: Director Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution (2007).
|Pink Pearl Chinese Seafood Restaurant
1132 E Hastings St, Vancouver
|May 31, 2019 (Friday)||Doors open: 8:30 pm
Starts: 9:00 pm
|Ticket Options||VAFF Membership|
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Please arrive early to ensure you get the best seat at your table – single seat guest only.
During World War II a secret agent (Tang Wei) must seduce, then assassinate an official (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Lust, Caution (Chinese: 色，戒; pinyin: Sè, Jiè; Jyutping: Sik1Gaai3) is a 2007 espionage erotic period drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1979 novella by Eileen Chang. The story is mostly set in Hong Kong in 1938 and in Shanghai in 1942, when it was occupied by the Imperial Japanese Army and ruled by the puppet government led by Wang Jingwei. It depicts a group of Chinese university students from the Lingnan University who plot to assassinate a high-ranking special agent and recruiter working for the puppet government, by using one of their group, an attractive young woman, to lure him into a honey trap. The film is generally accepted to be based on the historical event of Chinese spy Zheng Pingru‘s failed attempt to assassinate the Japanese collaborator Ding Mocun.
Director: Ang Lee
Writers: Eileen Chang (story), James Schamus (screenplay), Hui-Ling Wang (screenplay)
This film is rated ADULT and contains explicit sexuality. *
*Admission to VAFF screenings is limited to those over 19 years of age holding a valid VAFF membership card. Learn More about VAFF Membership.
Lust, Caution will be presented in Mandarin with English subtitles.
Running Time: 2h 39m
Initial release: 2007
- Winner: Golden Lion Award
2007 Venice Film Festival