Please research on the history background of the movie Farewell My Concubine.
1. Japanese invasion
2. Cultural revolution (cause, influence, things happened during this period and how did cultural revolution change human nature, and the reason.)
3. Social status of opera artists in China and the transition. Find evidence from the movie.
4. History of Beijing Opera. What is the story of Yuji and Xiangyu? Why do you think this movie uses the name of the Beijing opera show, Farewell My Concubine?
5. How many times has the opera performed on the stage? What are the historical backgrounds of each time the show appears? What are the changes?
For each topic, please include the resources you used and summarize the content for each topic.