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Farewell My Concubine (1993)

A lush romantic triangle plays out during decades of turbulent Chinese history between a heroic leading man of the Peking Opera, his prostitute wife, and a female impersonator desperately in love with him. Leslie Cheung, Zhang Fengyi and Gong Li star in this internationally acclaimed drama that won the Palme d'Or at Cannes but was infamously banned in China.

Based on the Novel by: Lilian Lee

Screenplay by: Lilian Lee &

Screenplay by: Lu Wei

Directed by: Chen Kaige

Duration: 171 mins

Genre: Foreign, Drama

Advisories: Graphic Violence, Adult Language, Adult Content, Brief Nudity

Rating: R

Audio Format: English/Spanish

Video Format: Subtitled, HDTV, Closed Captioning

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