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Kaige Chen


Kaige Chen was born on August 12, 1952 in Beijing, China. He is a director and writer, known for Together with You (2002), The Emperor and the Assassin (1998) and Farewell My Concubine (1993). He is married to Hong Chen. See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 22 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Sacrifice
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Zhanxiou Village")
 2005 The Promise
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep")
 2002 Killing Me Softly (as Chen Kaige)
 1987 Hai zi wang
 1986 Da yue bing
 1984 Qiang xing qi fei (TV Series)
 1984 Yellow Earth
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Other Works:

Directed the music video for Duran Duran's "Do You Believe in Shame" (1989) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chen Kai Ge | Chen Kaige
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It's been a question mark for a long time. How can I make a film for both a Chinese audience and a western audience? Will they receive the film in the same way? I don't think I can do that. With the cultural difference between East and West, I cannot make everyone happy. But the only thing I knew that I could only follow my heart, to tell a story from my heart. That's the priority instead of ... See more »

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His film Yellow Earth (1984) won awards in Hawaii, Hongkong, Nantes and Locarno in 1985. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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