Farewell to My Concubine


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Farewell to My Concubine


Director: Chen Kaige
Starring: Zhang Fengyi, Zhang Guorong
Order No. D8502
ISBN: 7880008365
EAN: 6937475385087
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 164 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Chinese Film Audio & Video Press
Pub Year: 1993
Price: $14.95



Summary: Duan Xiaolou and Cheng Dieyi are junior fellow apprentices and they are also good friends in Beijing Opera Troupe. Dieyi acts a female role and Xiaolou acts a male role. They often perform the opera "Farewell to My Concubine," which is a well known opera in Beijing. Dieyi also regarded himself as the concubine in reality and Xiaolou as the overlord. Later Xiaolou marries Ju Xian therefore causes a rift between him and Dieyi. Due to various reasons, their friendship breaks up eventually.
In Cultural Revolution in China, Xiaolou and Ju Xian are separated and Ju Xian kills herself since she hears that her husband doesn't love her at all. After the Cultural Revolution, Xiaolou and Dieyi meet with each other and they co-perform the opera “Farewell to My Concubine” again…


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Weight 1 lbs