The Last Emperor


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The Last Emperor

  • 1987
  • Directed By: Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Rated PG-13
  • Drama
  • 163 Minutes
  1. Monday, November 30, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film The Last Emperor
Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor delves into the life and times of China’s final emperor, Pu Yi, who ascended the throne in 1908 at age 3. Throughout his reign, Emperor Puyi witnessed decades of cultural and political upheaval in a shifting and tumultuous Chinese culture. The film won nine Academy Awards®, sweeping every category in which it was nominated. In Chinese, Mandarin, Japanese, and Russian with English subtitles.
(35mm Presentation)