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Centre Stage (Ruan Lingyu) (Hong Kong, 1992)

Directed by Stanley Kwan. Cast: Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Liang Jiahui, Liu Jialing. Dramatized biography based on the life of the Chinese silent movie actress Ruan Ling-yu, of the 1930s. Tells the sad story of a young woman who is rescued from poverty to show business and is subsequently destroyed by it. 121 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Stringer, Julian. "Centre Stage: reconstructing the bio-pic." Cineaction, 1997, Issue 42, p28-39, 12p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Reviews and articles: Stringer, Julian. "Centre Stage: reconstructing the bio-pic." Cineaction, 1997, Issue 42, p28-39, 12p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

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