By Troy Patterson
Updated March 05, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST
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The Last Emperor

type
  • Movie
genre

Numbingly beautiful, numbingly long, the director’s cut of Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1987 Best Picture winner clocks in at a taxing 218 minutes, with the extra hour mainly devoted to unnecessary extended footage of sumptuous chinoiserie. B+

The Last Emperor

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
runtime
  • 160 minutes
director
  • Bernardo Bertolucci

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