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H'Wood Reporter: Chinese director has Oscar 'Promise'

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire December 13, 2005 at 9:58AM

A contender for Oscar glory in 1994 with "Farewell My Concubine," Chen Kaige again is representing mainland China's hopes in the best foreign film race with "The Promise," a $35 million film that ranks as the biggest ever made in China. Chen recently spoke about his film and the future of Chinese cinema. Jonathan Landreth reports.
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A contender for Oscar glory in 1994 with "Farewell My Concubine," Chen Kaige again is representing mainland China's hopes in the best foreign film race with "The Promise," a $35 million film that ranks as the biggest ever made in China. Chen recently spoke about his film and the future of Chinese cinema. Jonathan Landreth reports.