[cert 15, 106 mins]
A 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, we see his decline through abdication, exploitation by the invading Japanese and finally to an obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People’s republic.
Starring:John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O’Toole
Level:AS, A2, GCSE
Subjects:Film Studies, History, Media Studies