Love as an illusion: beautiful to see, impossible to hold

Document author(s):
Dennis Lim
Document source:
New York Times
Publication date:
2007 Aug 26
Document language:
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
13, 15
Document name subject:
Ang Lee
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
China (Republic : 1949- ), Hong Kong, Taiwan, Province of China, and United States
Film language(s):
Cantonese, English, Hindi, Japanese, and Mandarin
Film production company:
Alberta Film Entertainment, Focus Features, Good Machine International, Haishang Films, Mr. Yee Productions, Paramount Pictures, River Road Entertainment, Shanghai Film Group Corporation, and Xianggang yin du ji gou you xian gong siXianggang yin du ji gou you xian gong s
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Drama, Feature, Romance, Thriller, and War
Film subject(s):
  • Assassination -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
  • Cowboys -- Wyoming -- Drama
  • Femmes fatales -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
  • Gay men -- Wyoming -- Drama
  • Intelligence officers -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
  • Proulx, Annie. Brokeback Mountain -- Film and video adaptations
  • Sheepherding -- Wyoming -- Drama
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Drama
  • Zhang, Ailing -- Film and video adaptations

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