My Concubine

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  • They intended to kill me, but instead they ravished my concubine so that she died.
  • I give my days to my country, I shall never see my concubine more, Nini, finished, yes, Nini? Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Running through the film is the Peking opera also known as Farewell My Concubine.
  • And yet, if you would not be a naughty girl, I would redeem you, when my son is dead, and you should be my concubine, my little cuntling. Cited from The Eleven Comedies: Volume 2, Aristophanes
  • The novel Farewell My Concubine by Lilian Lee and its film adaptation of the same name use the play as part of their stories.
  • In 1993 Lee published a revised version of Farewell My Concubine, after the release of the film.
  • Farewell My Concubine remains to date the only Chinese-language film to win the Cannes Palme d'Or.
  • Why did Pu Yi choose the opera Farewell My Concubine in the wedding ceremony?
  • The story was reenacted on stage in the Peking opera Farewell My Concubine.
  • Lee has also co-written a number of famous screenplays, such as Rouge, Farewell My Concubine and Green Snake.
  • Despite its smaller scale story, Temptress Moon proved far more difficult a production than its predecessor, Chen's Farewell My Concubine.
  • So I took hold of my concubine, cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout all the territory of the inheritance of Israel, because they committed lewdness and outrage in Israel.
  • Farewell My Concubine spans 53 years, presenting the lives of two men against the historical backdrop of a country in upheaval.
  • My concubine being torn from my side as a hindrance to my marriage, my heart, which clave unto her, was torn and wounded; and she returned to Africa, leaving with me my son by her. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Meanwhile my sins were being multiplied, and my concubine being torn from my side as a hindrance to my marriage, my heart which clave unto her was torn and wounded and bleeding. Cited from The Confessions of Saint Augustine
  • The title of the play was borrowed as the Chinese title for Chen Kaige's award-winning motion picture Farewell My Concubine.
  • In 2006, Premiere Magazine ranked her performance in Farewell My Concubine as the 89th greatest performance of all time.
  • Cheung, an established actor and singer, was best remembered for his portrayal of homosexual men in films such as Farewell My Concubine and Happy Together.
  • A novel of the same title by Lilian Lee was adapted into Chen Kaige's award-winning film Farewell My Concubine.
  • Farewell, My Concubine and Temptress Moon were both directed by Chen Kaige and became international successes.
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