- Apr 8, 2006
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Ang Lee could be having a good year -- but he's not sure. "I got a Golden Lion," he says, in an exclusive interview with CNN. "I got a Golden Lion," he repeats, chuckling as if he can't quite believe his luck.
He was awarded the top prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival for his latest film "Lust, Caution" -- an erotic tale of espionage and blurred morality set in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during the Second World War.
"By a jury fully made of directors, so that means something," he adds, extraordinarily deferential for the filmmaker whose success in 2005 with "Brokeback Mountain" confirmed his status as a heavyweight auteur.
Ang Lee celebrates golden success of "Lust, Caution" - CNN.com
Who is extraordinarily deferential for the filmmaker?