Forever Enthralled is a Chinese biographical film directed by Chen Kaige; the film marks Chen's eleventh feature film as a director. Forever Enthralled follows the life of Mei Lanfang, one of China's premiere opera performers. It stars Leon Lai as Mei, Zhang Ziyi, Sun Honglei and Masanobu Ando. Known during production as Mei Lanfang, the film's English title was changed in November 2008, shortly before its release, to Forever Enthralled. The film was shown in competition at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival for the Golden Bear award. Forever Enthralled was produced on a budget of...
|Release date:||December 5, 2008|
|Directed by:||Chen Kaige|
|Producer:||Chen Hong, Han Sanping, Du Jiayi|
|Music by:||Zhao Jiping|
|Screenplay by:||Chen Kaige, Geling Yan, Chen Kuo-Fu|