Farewell my concubine
Frewell, my concubine is the story of the two orphaned boys Douzi and Shitou who undergo a hard education to become actors at the Beijing Opera. The film follows them from being small until they are old and look back on their lives and the events and lovers that shaped them. At the same time, the revolutionary events that form China's nineteenth century history form the background for this story, so that as a viewer you get two stories served. Farewell, my concubine was awarded the Golden Palm for Best Film at the Cannes Film Festival in 1993.