I saw this when I studied film in college and it almost made me throw in the towel. Director Kaige Chen (Farewell My Concubine) and then cinematographer Yimou Zhang (Dir: Heros, House of Flying Daggers) made this movie fresh out of film school!
Kaige Chen, Director: He ni zai yi qi. Kaige Chen was born on August 1952 in Beijing, China. He is a director and writer, known for He ni zai yi qi Farewell My Concubine and The Emperor and the Assassin He is married to Chen Hong.