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The Last Emperor (1987)  link to The Last Emperor on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 174

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IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10 (70545 votes)

Also known as: L'ultimo Imperatore

Country: Italian, 163 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Italian

Genre(s): Drama, History, Biography

Director(s): Bernardo Bertolucci

Cast: John Lone (as Pu Yi - Adult), Joan Chen (as Wan Jung), Peter O'Toole (as Reginald 'R. J.' Johnston), Victor Wong (as Chen Pao Shen), Ryuichi Sakamoto (as Amakasu)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: Italian

Plot Outline: This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu-Yi recalls his childhood from prison. He remembers his lavish youth in the Forbidden City, where he was afforded every luxury but unfortunately sheltered from the outside world and complex political situation surrounding him. As revolution sweeps through China, the world Pu-Yi knew is dramatically upended.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017