"Farewell My Concubine, a 1993 Chinese drama film directed by Chen Kaige, is one of the central works of the Fifth Generation movement that brought Chinese film directors to world attention. Similar to other Fifth Generation films like To Live and The Blue Kite, Farewell My Concubine explores the effect of China's political turmoil during the mid-20th century on the lives of individuals, families, and groups, in this case, two stars in a Peking opera troupe and the woman who comes between them. ..."
1993 Chinese film recounting the life of two Beijing Opera performers
Farewell My Concubine (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Farewell to My Concubine (2007), 15 Dec 2007
Farewell My Concubine (1993), by Stephen W. Carson
"Much more overtly critical of Chinese Communists than 'To Live', this film covers the same time period but from the perspective of two male Peking opera stars. The growing pain and distrust in their friendship mirrors the shattering of Chinese society by the Communists."
Farewell My Concubine (1993) - Official Trailer [SD], 1 Jan 1993
Touchstone Home Video trailer, narrated, with list of awards and reviewers' comments
farewell to my concubine trailer, 1 Jan 1993
With excerpts from the movie, including dialogue