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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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

In real life, when Puyi met Empress Cixi, he screamed in terror. He later described seeing an eerie yellow curtain with an ugly thin face behind it. She was displeased, and had one of her servants offer him candy. When he screamed even louder, she had ... ...


Quotes

Chen Pao Shen: If you go you betray your country!
Emperor Pu Yi: Which country?


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.

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Plot Summary


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Genres

Biography | Drama | History

Details

Release Date:

15 April 1988

Language

English, Mandarin, Japanese


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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