though it is considered to be a sad story, but the love is nonetheless beautiful. for once, a diamond ring meant much more than its physical price tag. the "lust" part wasn't quite impressive, but the "caution" part was definitely worth a ride. heart dangling most of the time. there are so much emotions packed in just one scene - hatred, anger, revenge, loneliness, redemption, love.
the movie took place in Shanghai, during the World War II. she was a patriotic drama committee, which believed he was a Japanese collaborator. together with the drama society, they tried to assassinate him. the closer she got to her dangerous prey, she finds her very identity being pushed to the limit, n her heart surrendering ..
some backgrounds on the movie:
- novel: Eileen (张爱玲)
- director: Ang Lee (李安)
- released: 2007
- casts: Tony (梁朝偉), Tang Wei (湯唯), Lee-Hom (王力宏)
- language: Mandarin/Cantonese/Shanghainese/English/Japanese
- genre: Romance/Patriotic