Farewell My Concubine

(China Movie)
Farewell My Concubine (DVD) China Movie
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Farewell My Concubine

Farewell My Concubine

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  • Title : Farewell My Concubine / 霸王别姬
  • Running time: Appx. 172 minutes
  • Distributor : Miramax Films
  • Date of airing / In cinema : 1993
  • Listing date : 10 Sep 2002
  • Disc Qty : 1 pcs
  • Weight : 150(g)

  • Directed by
  • Chen Kaige
  • Cast by
  • Leslie Cheung , Feng Yi Zhang , Gong Li , Qi Lu , Da Ying , You Ge , Chun Li
  • Synopsis
  • “Farewell, My Concubine” is a movie with two parallel, intertwined stories. It is the story of two performers in the Peking Opera, stage brothers, and the woman comes between them. At that same time, it attempts to do no less than squeeze the entire political history of China in the twentieth century into a three-hour time-frame.

    66th Academy Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Film (nominated)
    Best Cinematography – Gu Changwei (nominated)
    National Board of Review (USA), 1992
    Best Foreign Film
    Cannes Film Festival, 1993
    Palme d'Or – tied with Jane Campion's The Piano from New Zealand (1993)[8]
    FIPRESCI Award for Best Film in Competition[8]
    BAFTA (British Academy Award), 1994
    Best Film not in the English Language
    Mainichi Film Concours, 1993
    Best Foreign Language Film
    Golden Globe Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Language Film
    Los Angeles Film Critics Association, 1993
    Best Foreign Film
    Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Film
    Chinese Performance Art Association, 1993
    Special Award – Leslie Cheung
    New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 1993
    Best Supporting Actress – Gong Li
    Political Film Society, USA, 1993
    Special Award
    International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Camerimage), 1993
    Silver Frog – Gu Changwei
    Golden Frog – Gu Changwei (nominated)
    César Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Film
    Japanese Critic Society, 1994
    Best Actor Award for Foreign Movie – Leslie Cheung

    Ranked No. 97 in Empire magazines "The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema" in 2010.

  • Synopsis
  • “Farewell, My Concubine” is a movie with two parallel, intertwined stories. It is the story of two performers in the Peking Opera, stage brothers, and the woman comes between them. At that same time, it attempts to do no less than squeeze the entire political history of China in the twentieth century into a three-hour time-frame.

    66th Academy Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Film (nominated)
    Best Cinematography – Gu Changwei (nominated)
    National Board of Review (USA), 1992
    Best Foreign Film
    Cannes Film Festival, 1993
    Palme d'Or – tied with Jane Campion's The Piano from New Zealand (1993)[8]
    FIPRESCI Award for Best Film in Competition[8]
    BAFTA (British Academy Award), 1994
    Best Film not in the English Language
    Mainichi Film Concours, 1993
    Best Foreign Language Film
    Golden Globe Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Language Film
    Los Angeles Film Critics Association, 1993
    Best Foreign Film
    Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 1993
    Best Foreign Film
    Chinese Performance Art Association, 1993
    Special Award – Leslie Cheung
    New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 1993
    Best Supporting Actress – Gong Li
    Political Film Society, USA, 1993
    Special Award
    International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Camerimage), 1993
    Silver Frog – Gu Changwei
    Golden Frog – Gu Changwei (nominated)
    César Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Film
    Japanese Critic Society, 1994
    Best Actor Award for Foreign Movie – Leslie Cheung

    Ranked No. 97 in Empire magazines "The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema" in 2010.