The Wedding Banquet Script

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Ang Lee (Screenplay), James Schamus (Screenplay), Neil Peng (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Script

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Simon Beaufoy (Screenplay), Jean-Christophe Castelli (Screenplay), Ben Fountain (Novel)

Script Synopsis:19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Gemini Man Script

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:David Benioff (Screenplay), David Benioff (Story), Billy Ray (Screenplay), Darren Lemke (Screenplay), Darren Lemke (Story)

Script Synopsis:Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

Eat Drink Man Woman Script

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Ang Lee (Screenplay), James Schamus (Screenplay), Wang Hui-Ling (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The film tells the story of a retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu (Si Hung Lung) and his family living in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. At the start of the film, he lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. As the film progresses, each of the daughters encounters new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, the stereotypes are broken and the living situation within the family changes.. The film features several scenes displaying the techniques and artistry of gourmet Chinese cooking. Since the family members have difficulty expressing their love for each other, the intricate preparation of banquet quality dishes for their Sunday dinners is the surrogate for their familial feelings.

Ride With The Devil Script

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Daniel Woodrell (Novel), James Schamus (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave, and a young widow form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive in an uncertain time. In a place without rules and redefine the meaning of bravery and honor.

Life of Pi

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Yann Martel (Novel), David Magee (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Lust, Caution

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Wang Hui-Ling (Screenplay), James Schamus (Screenplay), Eileen Chang (Novel)

Script Synopsis:During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official 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.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Du Lu Wang (Author), Wang Hui-Ling (Screenplay), James Schamus (Screenplay), Kuo Jung Tsai (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Taking Woodstock

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Elliot Tiber (Novel), Tom Monte (Novel), James Schamus (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the producers thinking he could drum up some much-needed business for his parents' run-down motel. Three weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbor’s farm in White Lake, New York, and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation-defining experience that would change his life–and American culture–forever.

The Ice Storm

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Director:Ang Lee
Written by:Rick Moody (Writer), James Schamus (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hood family is skidding out of control. Then an ice storm hits, the worst in a century.