The Last Emperor (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, History


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The story of the final Emperor of China.


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  • Bernardo Bertolucci in The Last Emperor (1987)
  • Bernardo Bertolucci and Jeremy Thomas in The Last Emperor (1987)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Bernardo Bertolucci

Writers:

Mark Peploe (screenplay), Bernardo Bertolucci (screenplay), Enzo Ungari (initial screenplay collaboration)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jeremy Thomas managed to raise the $25 million budget for his independent production single-handedly.


Quotes

Pu Yi, at 15: Is it true, Mr. Johnston, that many people out there have had their heads cut off?
Reginald Fleming 'R.J.' Johnston: It is true, your majesty. Many heads have been chopped off. It does stop them thinking.


Goofs

The tour guide at the end of the film says that Pu Yi was 3 years old at his coronation. Puyi was born Feb. 7, 1906 and invested Nov. 14, 1908, aged 2 years 10 months. However, the guide was likely using the Chinese age system, in which a person is automatically aged "1" when born.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama | History

Details

Release Date:

15 April 1988

Language

English, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian


Country of Origin

UK, Italy, China, France, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,105 (USA) (27 November 1998)

Gross:

$43,984,230 (USA)

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