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  1. Diana Crişan's rating of the film The Last Emperor

  2. Chihao Tsang's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    I appreciated this much more watching as an adult

  3. Superfrog's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    The music is good, if not decisive, but the story drags on. There is an excellent threesome scene. Not my cup of tea otherwise.

  4. Kevin Matthews's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Although I had to break this up into two instalments, simply due to the lengthy runtime, The Last Emperor was an engrossing and fantastic film to become entranced by. Bernardo Bertolucci takes the right amount of time to show the different phases in the life of Pu Yi, the last Emperor of China, from innocent child to arrogant teenager and so on, eventually becoming nothing more than a powerless token figure.

  5. Mimic Hootings's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    The biographical portraits of Pu Yi and his tutor Johnston have been considerably softened, and there are times when the decision to shoot in English rather than Mandarin seems regrettable. Otherwise, it's a sumptuous film with rather more historical intelligence and complexity than its big budget and ton of Oscars might lead you to expect.

  6. chloe's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    This film has the potential to be 4 or 5 stars but no film that commits the unforgivable sin of scripting a Chinese historic epic in English deserves more than 2. The whole film goes from the epic to the ridiculous every time the dialogue starts. What an absolute shame because the cinematography, set and costume designs are well, epic. This film needs some skilful dubbing in Mandarin to fix it.

  7. Ramzi's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    One of the twentieth century's quintessential lives given justice.

  8. stevesher1951's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    A treat for the eyes (and ears).

  9. ceknklsn's rating of the film The Last Emperor

  10. captainfez's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Epic, immersive portraiture.

  11. hemachandra's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    4 hour tour of The Forbidden City

  12. †. Kennedy Pope's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    The Last Emperor is brilliant on the merit of its visuals alone; but it didn't necessarily need to be a three-hour film. There were many moments that felt bloated and unnecessary. Other than that Bertolucci tells a fascinating tale of the life of emperor Pu Yi. Joan Chen is amazing.

  13. ig_____or's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    They just don't make films like this anymore, a true epic. The names and titles might change, but there always will be "emperors".

  14. Eric Eidelstein's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Mostly can't get over opium addict Joan Chen.

  15. Luca Di Gianni's rating of the film The Last Emperor

  16. Adri Azhari's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Terkadang kisah nyata lebih aneh dari fiksi. Tentang seorang yang tak punya kuasa saat ia sedang berada di tampuk kekuasaan. Paradox memang. Tragis

  17. Ethan's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    In my opinion this movie is highly overrated. It's boring as shit and long as fuck. I'm sure there were more deserving films for the Academy Award in 1987.

  18. smndvdcl's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Another triumph of cinematography over characterisation and narrative arc.

  19. Balthaz21's rating of the film The Last Emperor

  20. anacecil's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Excelente !!! Todo es bueno en esta maravillosa película histórica !!! La majestuosidad de la Ciudad Prohibida es increible !!!

  21. Howard Fritzson's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    Joan Chen is a great camera subject and a talented actress but she alone is not enough. The film is ravishing but not much else.

  22. James Mackin's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    A very well-made Oscar film. Should've been in Mandarin, but oh well.

  23. film's rating of the film The Last Emperor

  24. Andrew Miller's rating of the film The Last Emperor

    I watched it at the time out of a sense of duty.

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