Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled "Farewell My Concubine" that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou marries Juxian, Doutzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo's explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.
|Title||Farewell My Concubine|
|Production Companies||Maverick Picture Company, Beijing Film Studio, China Film Co-Production Corporation|
|Production Countries||China, Hong Kong|