The Last Emperor

1987 film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

The Last Emperor is a historical movie released in 1987.

Filming of The Last Emperor in the Forbidden City, 1:25 scale miniature


The movie follows the life of Pu Yi, who was the last emperor of the Qing Dynasty.[1]


This movie was a collaboration by Italy, China, and Britain.


The Last Emperor received Golden Globe Awards.[2]

The film won nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.[3]


  1. Bernstein, Richard. "Is 'The Last Emperor' Truth or Propaganda?" New York Times, May 8, 1988; retrieved 2012-6-12.
  2. "'Last Emperor' Wins 4 Golden Globe Awards," New York Times, January 25, 1988; retrieved 2012-6-12.
  3., "The 60th Academy Awards (1988) Nominees and Winners"; "The Oscar Winners," New York Times, April 12, 1988; retrieved 2012-6-12.

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