Center Stage
Center Stage (1992)

Maggie Cheung stars in this bittersweet true story based on the life of Ruan Ling-Yu, China's first great female movie star of the 1930's. In addition to Cheung, who won best actress for this performance at the 1992 Hong Kong Film… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 13, 1996
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Emanuel Levy

The luminous Maggie Cheung, who deservedly won the Berlin Festival Acting Award, offers a sensitive portrait of the popular actress Ruan Ling-Yu (she was compared to Garbo), who committed suicide over a scandal in her personal life.

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Dennis Schwartz
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An overwhemingly moving tribute to the popular Hong Kong actress Ruan Ling-yu of the 1930s...

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Jojo Shek
The film is based on a biopic of the silent film goddess, a legendary Chinese actress of the 30's. Ruan Ling Yu is a link of the lost Chinese black and… More