The Last Emperor (1987)
overview : 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.
Release Date : May 27, 1987
Runtime : 2h 43m
Companies : Hemdale Film Corporation, Recorded Pictures Company, Soprofilms, TAO Film, Yanco
Countries : China, France, Italy, United Kingdom
Keywords : buddhism, suicide, china, suicide attempt, war crimes, becoming an adult, isolation, war on drugs, opium, experiment, drug addiction, world war ii, revolution, emperor, arranged marriage, manchuria, dynasty, reeducation camp, biography, coup d'etat, autobiography, based on a true story, teacher, beijing, china, dowager, decadence, communism, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1910s, 1930s, japanese occupation of china, lgbt interest