Overview

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

  1. Bernardo Bertolucci

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Aisin-Gioro Puyi

    Author

  3. Enzo Ungari

    Screenplay

  4. Mark Peploe

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Lone

    John Lone

    Emperor Puyi

  2. Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole

    Reginal Flemming Johnson

  3. Joan Chen

    Joan Chen

    Wang Jung

  4. Vivian Wu

    Vivian Wu

    Wen Hsiu

  5. Dennis Dun

    Dennis Dun

    Big Li

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 18, 1987
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • April 15, 1988
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 43m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $43,984,230.00

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