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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

It's not surprising that China's censors insisted the lust be cut out of Ang Lee's steamy new movie, "Lust, Caution." What is surprising is that a disappointed moviegoer sued the censors. Graduate student Dong Yanbin said that the removal of most of the on-screen sex infringed on his consumer rights. As he complained to the Beijing Times, the incomplete structure makes it hard to appreciate the movie's art.

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