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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 He ni zai yi qi (2002), The Emperor and the Assassin (1998) and Farewell My Concubine (1993). He is married to Chen Hong. See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 24 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

He ni zai yi qi
He ni zai yi qi Director
(2002)
Farewell My Concubine
(1993)
Wu ji
Wu ji Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016 China's Megatomb Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 Sou suo
 2008 Mei Lanfang
 2005 Wu ji
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep")
 1996 Feng yue
 1987 Hai zi wang
 1986 Da yue bing
 1984 Qiang xing qi fei (TV Series)
 1984 Huang tu di
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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
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Personal Quote:

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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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1993. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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