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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:

"Do You Believe In Shame" music video, Duran Duran, 1989 See more »

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5 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chen Kai Ge | Chen Kaige

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One can find solace in music and healing. You must understand that during the Cultural Revolution all but the most patriotic of music was banned. It was a crime, certainly to have music from the west, but also the classics. See more »


His film Da yue bing (1986) won awards in Montreal and Turin in 1987. See more »

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