Fresh Air, Ang Lee and Michelle Yeow

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 1 hrs and 0 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Film director Ang Lee and actress Michelle Yeow on this edition of Fresh Air. Ang Lee's new movie is Crouching Tiger, Killing Dragon, starring Chow Yun-Fat and Michelle Yeow. He also co-produced the film. Lee is best known for his English-language dramas such as Sense and Sensibility, the Jane Austen novel adaptation, as well as the Chinese-American themed Eat Drink Man Woman and The Wedding Banquet. In Crouching Tiger, Lee brings an art-house sensibility to the Hong Kong martial arts genre. Actress Michelle Yeow's been called Asia's foremost female action star. She's the lead in Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Killing Dragon. Yeow has starred in many films including Supercop with Jackie Chan and the 007 thriller Tomorrow Never Dies. Yeow is also a film producer. She is a native of Ipoh, Malaysia, and was once Miss Malaysia. (Broadcast Date: December 5, 2000)


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  • Release Date: 12-05-2000
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM