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The Last Emperor
Directed by:
Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun and Ryuichi Sakamoto, "The Last Emperor" (also known as "Letzte Kaiser, Der", "Dernier empereur, Le", "Modai huangi") is a Biography/Drama/History film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, released in the USA on November 18 of 1987.

He was the Lord of Ten Thousand Years, the absolute monarch of China. He was born to rule a world of ancient tradition. Nothing prepared him for our world of change.

Who directed "The Last Emperor":

The Last Emperor was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, an Italian writer, director, and actor.

Before directing The Last Emperor, Bernardo Bertolucci had directed La Luna, released in 1979, Novecento (1976), Conformista, Il (1970), Amore e rabbia (1969), La Commare secca (1962). Since, he directed The Sheltering Sky, released in 1990, Little Buddha (1993), The Dreamers (2003).

What was the release date of "The Last Emperor":

The Last Emperor was initially released on Wednesday, November 18, 1987, in the United States.. This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 12, 2004 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 25, 1987 in France; Thursday, October 29, 1987 in Germany; Friday, October 23, 1987 in Italy; Thursday, December 17, 1987 in Spain and on Thursday, November 26, 1987 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "The Last Emperor":

At the casting of The Last Emperor we find John Lone, previously seen in Echoes of Paradise (1987) and Iceman (1984); Joan Chen (Tai-Pan (1986), Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)); Peter O'Toole (Club Paradise (1986), Creator (1985)) [ more... ]

  • Jade Go and Victor Wong, Dennis Dun can be seen in Big Trouble in Little China, released in 1986.
  • Joan Chen and Lisa Lu also worked together in Tai-Pan, released in 1986.
  • Joan Chen and Victor Wong can both be seen in Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart, released in 1985.
  • Victor Wong and Dennis Dun also appeared in Prince of Darkness, released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "The Last Emperor":


Paul, a middle-aged American hotel owner mourning his wife's suicide, meets a young, engaged Parisian woman named Jeanne in an apartment that both are interested in renting. They proceed to have an anonymous sexual relationship in the apartment, and Paul demands that neither of them share any personal information, not even their names. The affair goes on until one day Jeanne comes to the apartment to find that Paul has packed up and left without warning.

Paul later meets Jeanne on the [...]

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