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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 163 min
Ratings
90% critics Rotten Tomatoes
88% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 15+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 04/15/88
Actors John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying
Directors Bernardo Bertolucci
This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu-Yi recalls his childhood from prison. He remembers his lavish youth in the Forbidden City, where he was afforded every luxury but unfortunately sheltered from the outside world and complex political situation surrounding him. As revolution sweeps through China, the world Pu-Yi knew is dramatically upended.
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 04/15/88
Actors John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying
Directors Bernardo Bertolucci
This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu-Yi recalls his childhood from prison. He remembers his lavish youth in the Forbidden City, where he was afforded every luxury but unfortunately sheltered from the outside world and complex political situation surrounding him. As revolution sweeps through China, the world Pu-Yi knew is dramatically upended.