Chosen from a sea of 10,000 auditioning actresses for the lead role in Ang Lee’s 2007 Lust, Caution, Hangzhou-born Tang Wei became a celebrity almost overnight—and also infamous, blackballed from the mainstream Chinese film industry due to her participation in the movie’s multiple sex scenes. With the passing of time, however, Tang’s enormous charisma proved more powerful than the ban, and she would go on to be an essential player in films by a diverse group of top international filmmakers including Johnnie To, Michael Mann, Bi Gan, and Park Chan-wook. This series offers a selection of Tang in a few of her finest roles, celebrating an actress who has always been fearless in her career choices, and is never less than captivating when on-screen.