June 30, 3:00PM
FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE
Dir. Kaige Chen (China: 1993), 171 min.
Adapted from the novel by Lilian Lee, Farewell My Concubine illustrates
China’s political turmoil during the mid-20th century. The film is
based on the over fifty year friendship of two men who met as
apprentices at the Peking Opera in 1924 Beijing, and the woman who comes
between them. Farewell My Concubine shared the top price at the Cannes
International Film Festival in 1993.