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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), Farewell My Concubine (1993) and The Emperor and the Assassin (1998). He is married to Hong Chen. See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 23 wins & 16 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 »

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5 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chen Kai Ge | Chen Kaige

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For me, the project I would most like to do someday would be about the Cultural Revolution. I've never bothered to come up with a story because no film on that subject would ever be sanctioned today. But tomorrow things might be different. See more »


Lived in New York, USA, as a scholar at the end of the eighties. See more »

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