The GW Confucius Institute will be screen classic Chinese movies throughout the fall. Following the movie screenings, there will be an open discussion of the movie. Popcorn and soda will be served.
RSVP Required Due to Limited Space
Release Date: 1995
Director: Ronny Yu
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Jacquline Wu,
Synopsis: Set in 1940s China, Song Dan Ping builds a successful playhouse, thrilling audiences with his adaptations of classics, such as Romeo & Juliet. The daughter of a wealthy official, Wan-Yin falls in love with Song during his stirring performances. However, Wan-Yin's father has already arranged her marriage to another man, the son of powerful official. The star-crossed lovers, Song and Wan-Yi, attempt to flee the city and elope, with disastorous consequences.