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3.8
3,328 Ratings

The Last Emperor

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
China, 1987
Drama, Biography, History

Synopsis

Through its elliptical narrative, this Oscar-winning biopic traces the life of Pu Yi, the last of the great emperors of China, from his ascent to the throne at age three to his time imprisoned in China’s Forbidden City.

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The Last Emperor Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1988 | 9 wins including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1998 | Winner: Freedom of Expression Award

1987 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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