This summer’s presentation of the stunning Chinese dance-theater work Under Siege (August 8–10) is based on historic events that form the backdrop of the acclaimed film Farewell, My Concubine. Winner of the 1993 Cannes Palme d’Or, the film depicts a love story that emerges in a Peking opera troupe as they enact the fabled tale of a besieged warlord and his self-sacrificing concubine. Visually impressive and emotionally complex, Farewell, My Concubine stars Gong Li and Leslie Cheung, and was nominated for two Oscars.

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Farewell, My Concubine

Directed by Chen Kaige (1993)
Two hours and 52 minutes

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm Walter Reade Theater

Add to Calendar America/New_York Farewell, My Concubine Mostly Mozart Festival - A visually sumptuous portrait of love and betrayal, screened in advance of the spectacular Chinese dance-theater work <em>Under Siege</em>. Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023 Lincoln Center - Mostly Mozart Festival false MM/DD/YYYY aho3e0k00zv7rk56sm4e178

In Mandarin, with English subtitles

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Presented in association with Film at Lincoln Center