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Kaige Chen was born on August 12, 1952 in Beijing, China. He is a director and writer, known for Farewell My Concubine (1993), Yellow Earth (1984) and Together with You (2002). He has been married to Hong Chen since 1996. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 41 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1993)
Yellow Earth Director
(1984)
(2002)
(2008)

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 2019 My People, My Country (segment "The Guiding Star")
 2016 China's Megatomb Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 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")
 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 »

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

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