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Films By Chen Kaige

LIFE ON A STRING (Chen Kaige, 1991)
... ... Based on a short story by Shi Tiesheng, Chen Kaige's latest film is a fable that explores the chasm between faith and magic, authority and disobedience, sacrifice and con­summation. Far m… Read more

THE BIG PARADE (Chen Kaige, 1985)
One of the most startling things about The Big Parade is how little its formal and visual qualities resemble Chen's internationally acclaimed debut feature, Yellow Earth. But perhaps the most salient… Read more

TOGETHER (Chen Kaige, 2002)
13-year-old Xiaochun is a shy and sensitive violin prodigy who lives with his father, a hardworking chef in a provincial Chinese city. They set out for Beijing to further the young boy's musical educ… Read more

YELLOW EARTH (Chen Kaige, 1984)
Director Chen Kaige was only 32 when he made Yellow Earth, his debut feature. During the Cultural Revolution (1966-76), like many of his contemporaries, Chen had been sent down to the countryside to … Read more

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