Farewell My Concubine
- ScreenwriterYip Shiu-tuck
It is in the year of late Qin, Xiang Yu is the most powerful lord during then, but there is a rising lord, Liu Bang, is start threatening his place. Hence Xiang Yu’s adviser Fan Zeng invited Liu Bang for a dinner, which is in fact a traps to kill him on site. But during the meal, Xiang Yu changes his mind and let Liu Bang goes.
Later a brilliantly talented youngster, Han Xin, wishes to join Xiang Yu, but Xiang Yu declined him as he is a low-born. Hence Han Xin join Liu Bang and helped him to grow in an incredible rate.
Liu Bang is now strong enough to fight Xiang Yu for the country, before the battle, Han Xin sends out a double agent to Xiang, which he doesn’t see through. His beloved and cleaver concubine Yu advise him of the double agent but Xiang is too self-confidence to listen.
So during the battle, the double agent reveal himself and stabbed Xiang’s army from inside where it hurts. And Xiang’s army soon get defeated. Xiang Yu escapes with his concubine, but is soon surrounded, concubine Yu knows she is a burden for the escape of Xiang, hence she dance for the him one last time then committed suicide.