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Review: Chen Kaige's Internet Drama 'Caught In The Web'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • December 7, 2013 1:04 PM
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There have been scads of books and movies and essays written about truly knowing and understanding people in the modern world, walking a mile in their shoes, etc. Chen Kaige, the critically acclaimed director of "Farewell My Concubine," weighs in on this topic in the gaudy melodrama "Caught In The Web" as such: you can't really know anyone in the modern world. More specifically, you can't know Ye (Yuanyuan Gao), an office worker who receives news that is beyond unfortunate from her doctor: she has thirty days to live before succumbing to cancer.

Exclusive: Poster For Chen Kaige’s Story Of Epic Revenge 'Sacrifice'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 13, 2012 2:13 PM
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  • 1 Comment
It has been quite a while since we've last seen a film from Cannes Palme d'Or winner and celebrated international filmmaker Chen Kaige ("Farewell My Concubine," "The Promise"), but this summer the director's latest will finally land in America.

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