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DVD - 2012
This tale spans 50 years--from 1925 to 1977--a story at once that of individuals and of the history of China. Two young orphan boys are in the Peking Opera's perfectionist training academy. Eventually, Dieyi is assigned the role of the concubine...
"gratuitous violence, and an inscrutable plot - didn't make it past the second episode"