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The Last Emperor

Release date: Nov, 18th 1987 (US)

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A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci.

Starring: John Lone, Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ruocheng Ying and more.