The Last Emperor

Bernardo Bertolucci

Pu Yi was crowned the emperor of China at the age of three. The movie depicts his life; from being the emperor of a 10,000 r-old kingdom to life as a political prisoner. Bernando Bertolucci who is known for his visual imagery directed the movie as well as co-wrote it. It virtually swept the 1988 Oscar awards winning all nine Oscars it was nominated for including — best picture and best director.

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