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12th March 2008

Fact: Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee and his screenwriting/producing partner James Schamus were honoured with a freedom of expression award on Tuesday (11Mar08) at the ShoWest convention for their contributions to the film industry.


1st March 2008

Fact: Director Ang Lee and producer James Schamus will be presented with the inaugural Freedom Of Expression award at the movie industry's ShoWest Convention in Las Vegas on 11 March (08) - for releasing LUST, CAUTION with the restrictive NC-17 rating in the U.S. last year (07). The pair refused to cut their film to secure an R rating; an NC-17 rating means nobody under the age of 17 is permitted into cinemas and potentially limits the film's box office success.


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