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3D Dolby Atoms Peking Opera: Farewell My Concubine

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Peking Opera film Farewell My Concubine is directed by China’s respected director Junjie Teng, starring China's most famous Peking Opera masters Changrong Shang and Yihong Shi. Translating the stage performance onto the big screen, the film showcases how a classic Beijing Opera masterpiece beams with new vigor when meets modern-day technologies such as 3D Dolby Atmos technology. The film ranked first on the list of China’s Best 3D Feature Films in 2014, the highest recognition for 3D films in China. The film also won the ‘Golden Lumiere Award’ in Los Angeles in 2015, the first time for a Chinese film. In September 2016, the film won the ‘Tripod Award’ in Hong Kong. Invited by Dolby Theater in the United States, Farewell My Concubine premiered overseas for the first time on May 30, 2014. It thus also became the first Chinese film to have premiered at the Dolby Theater. The film has been archived by Library of Congress, Harvard University, Columbia University, The University of Chicago, Stanford University and the library of UCLA so far. Farewell My Concubine has been in cinema for two rounds in the US, UK, France, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and China’s Hong Kong district to date, receiving warm welcome and praise!
This ancient tale tells of a Chinese emperor’s rise and fall and his doomed lovefor a beautiful woman.
At the end of the Qin Dynasty about 2,200 years ago, the nations of Chu and Han wage a war over control of the entire country. Xiang Yu,the "Overlord of Western Chu", is conceited and stubborn; while his enemyLiu Bang, the founding emperor of the Han dynasty, is wise and humble. On the battlefield, Xiang's troops suffer several major defeats buteven with his forces surrounded by the Han army, Xiang is determined to launch a counterattack. His lover Yu Ji and his generals try in vain to dissuade him from a suicidal effort. When defeat becomes imminent, Yu Ji kills herself after a heartbreaking sword dance so that she will not hinder Xiang’s retreat. The Chu army is crushed in the last battle and alt

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