PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
The real Reginald Johnston spoke fluent Chinese and was extremely well versed in the history of China, as well as its poetry. In the film, he and Pu Yi speak English to each other.
Pu Yi, at 15:
I know that you know that I know that you know that that is a dialogue between Confucius and Chuang Tzu.
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.
English, Mandarin, Japanese
$21,105 (USA) (27 November 1998)
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