WriterChen Kaige, Shi Tiesheng Release date1991 CastHuang Lei, Xu Qing, Ling Ma, Erga Yao, Zhongyuan Liu, Jinzhan Zhang, Ling Zhong, Zhengyuan Zhang Similar moviesRelated Chen Kaige movies
Life on a string 1991 chen kaige english subtitles
Life on a String (simplified Chinese: 边走边唱; traditional Chinese: 邊走邊唱; pinyin: Biān zǒu biān chàng; literally: "Walking and singing at the same time") is a 1991 Chinese film by acclaimed film director Chen Kaige. Made before his international breakthrough Farewell, My Concubine, Life on a String is a more intimate and philosophical affair, telling the story of a blind sanxian player and his young disciple. The film was based on the novel by Shi Tiesheng. The film was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.