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The Last Emperor

A stunning milestone in the history of cinema; John Lone stars as Pu Yi, emperor of China, who comes from a long history of a tradition that is irreversibly altered by two world wars and fierce political upheaval. Guided by his English mentor (Peter O'Toole), Pu Yi is forced to leave the lavish, protective walls of his kingdom and somehow find the strength to build a new life in a strange world he has always longed to explore, but has never really known.

Year: 1987
Genre: True Stories, BAFTA - Best Film, Academy Award - Best Picture, Best of the 1980s, Director's Cut, Biography, Golden Globe - Drama, Royalty
Country: UK, France, Italy
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Victor Wong
Duration: 156 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
7.8/10
Location in store: Drama

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