Farewell My Concubine

Directed by Chen Kaige

CONCUBINE is the sumptuous tale of the lifelong friendship between two Peking Opera actors, set against the tumultous socio-political changes in China between 1925 and 1977. Dieyi has carried a torch for his friend Xiaolou since the Academy, but when Xiaolou marries a beautiful prostitute, an odd kind of triangle is formed.

158 minutes

Country of origin:
China and Hong Kong

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