Farewell my Concubine (1993)
Monday, May 9, at 5.00pm, room 9A
By Chen Kaige
Starring Leslie Cheung, Zhang Fengyi, Gong Li
171 mins, color
Mandarin with English subtitles
The movie explores the effect of China’s political turmoil during the mid-20th century on the lives of individuals, families, and groups.
In particular, it tells the story of Dieyi and Xiaolou, two stars of a Peking Opera troupe, and a woman who comes between them.