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The Last Emperor

1987 Rated PG-13 2hr 45m

Recounting the last years of China's Ching Dynasty through flashbacks and flash-forwards, this Oscar-winning epic charts the life of Pu Yi (John Lone) -- who ascended the throne at age 3 -- from coddled aristocrat to enlightened insurgent to ordinary citizen. Co-starring Peter O'Toole as Pu Yi's Scottish tutor and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, the lavish drama collected nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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Movie Details

Awards
1989 BAFTA®
1988 Golden Globe Awards
AFI®
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1988 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Picture
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Music Score
  • Best Sound

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary featuring director Bernardo Bertolucci, producer Jeremy Thomas, screenwriter Mark Peploe and composer-actor Ryuichi Sakamoto

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 HD

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; audio commentary; cast and crew interviews; featurettes; photo gallery; trailer.