Chen Kaige

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Birthday
12, 1952
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
China

About

A leading figure in the Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers whose work included visually stunning and award-winning films like Farewell My Concubine.

Before Fame

He was a member of the revolutionary youth organization Red Guards as a teenager.

Trivia

His film Together earned him the Silver Seashell for Best Director at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in 2002.

Family Life

He married actress Chen Hong in 1996.

Associated With

He appeared as an actor in the Academy Award-winning film The Last Emperor, which was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.