Overview

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, Doutzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo's explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.

  1. Chen Kaige

    Director

  2. Lilian Lee

    Screenplay

  3. Lu Wei

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leslie Cheung

    Leslie Cheung

    Ching Dau Ji (Cheng Dieyi)

  2. Gong Li

    Gong Li

    Guk Sin (Juxian)

  3. Zhang Fengyi

    Zhang Fengyi

    Duen Siu Lau (Duan Xiaolou)

  4. Jiang Wenli

    Jiang Wenli

    Yan Hong/Siu Dau Ji's mother

  5. Ge You

    Ge You

    Master Yuan Si Qing

Full Cast & Crew

Farewell My Concubine
Farewell My Concubine

Facts

Original Title 霸王别姬

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 16, 1993
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 2h 46m

Budget -

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