the village. One of the men recognizes him.
Master Li is here!
Li Mu Bai, thirties, powerful and handsome.
In the background, old Aunt Wu, at the sight of Li Mu Bai,
INT. YU'S ROOM - DAY
wrapper, as Aunt Wu bursts in.
Li Mu Bai is here!
Fine. Please come in.
large object, wrapped in silk.
Mu Bai...It's been too long.
(he glances around
Good. And how are you?
An awkward pause.
Monk Zheng said you were at Wudan
Mountain. He said you were
practicing deep meditation.
The mountain must be so peaceful...
I envy you. My work keeps me so
busy, I hardly get any rest.
I left the training early.
Why? You're a Wudan fighter.
Training is everything.
During my meditation training... I
came to a place of deep silence...
I was surrounded by light... Time
and space disappeared. I had come
You were enlightened?
No. I didn't feel the bliss of
enlightenment. Instead... I was
surrounded by an endless sorrow. I
couldn't bear it. I broke off my
meditation. I couldn't go on.
There was something... pulling me
What was it?
Something I can't let go of. You
are leaving soon?
delivery to Peking.
Perhaps I could ask you to deliver
something to Sir Te for me.
Li unwraps the object. It is an ancient, astonishingly
giving it to Sir Te?
I am. He has always been our
I don't understand. How can you
part with it? It has always been
Too many men have died at its edge.
washes so easily from its blade.
You use it justly, you're worthy of
It's time for me to leave it behind.
So what will you do now?
Li doesn't reply.
Come with me to Peking. You can
give the sword to Sir Te yourself.
It'll be just like old times.
First I must visit my master's
grave. It's been many years since
Jade Fox murdered him. I have yet
to avenge his death. And yet I'm
thinking of quitting. I must pray
for his forgiveness.
Join me once you have finished. I
can wait for you in Peking.
Thanks. Let's go into the city.
EXT. OUTSIDE A DEPOT. DAY
Everything got here safely. I'm
Just doing my job.
Sun Security has been the best
You're a credit to his memory.
Discuss this Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon script with the community:
Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 18 Feb. 2018. <http://www.scripts.com/script/crouching_tiger,_hidden_dragon_703>.