Chen Kaige

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Abstract

Chen Kaige, part of the group of filmmakers known as the Fifth Generation, has made his imprint on both Chinese and world cinema. His early films helped mark the beginning of a “Chinese New Wave” that brought Chinese cinema to international prominence. His later films, reflecting the new commercial environment of the 1990s, tended to balance art and entertainment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBerkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography Volume 4
PublisherBerkshire Publishing Group
Pages55-61
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781614729006
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes

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GONG, H. (2015). Chen Kaige. In Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography Volume 4 (pp. 55-61). Berkshire Publishing Group.