The Last Emperor (HBO)
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"Mesmerizing" said Newsweek about this winner of nine 1987 Oscars(R), including Best Picture. This saga tells the story of Pu Yi, the 3-year-old boy who became emperor of China in 1908. Living in the Forbidden City, Pu Yi grew up in sumptuous surroundings amid reverent treatment. Later deposed, he became a western-style playboy and then Japan's puppet emperor of Manchuria.
Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole