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01/01/2008

In a special edition of Front Row, Kirsty Lang is joined by the Oscar winning Taiwanese film director Ang Lee. His diverse range of films include the Jane Austen period drama Sense and Sensibility, the martial arts box office hit Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, and the gay cowboy epic Brokeback Mountain. Lee's latest is Lust, Caution, a tale of love and betrayal set in Shanghai during World War Two. It won the top prize at last year's Venice Film Festival and is released here on Friday. Ang Lee talks to Kirsty about jumping from genre to genre, the difficulty of directing in a foreign language, and his habit of secretly staring at the audience while they watch his movies.

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