Farewell my concubine (Ba Wang bie ji) (1993)
Kaige, Chen
Film set in 1925 Beijing about 2 theatre performers over a 50 year period. The two endure turbulant times, from the feudal warlords era and Japanese invasion through world war 2 and the Communist People's Liberation Army entering Beijing and subsequent cultural revolution.
Off-air recording BBC2, 17/10/1997 available as Online Video Resource in the JTC.
In Chinese with English subtitles.
CH FILM 14(DVD) On request ; CH FILM 14(VS)