Farewell My Concubine

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Farewell My Concubine

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Farewell My Concubine

Release Date: January 01, 1993

Year    :   1993
Slogan    :   «The passionate story of two lifelong friends and the woman who comes between them.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Beijing Film Studio, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Tomson (Hong Kong) Films Co., Ltd.
Director    :   Chen Kaige
Producers    :   Hsu Feng, Jun-Nian Tang
Writers    :   Lu Wei, Lilian Lee, Lilian Lee
RunTime    :   171 mins.
Budget    :   4000000
Revenue    :   6400000

Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled "Farewell My Concubine" that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou marries Juxian, Douzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo's explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.

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