Nine Oscars went to Bernardo Bertolucci's epic about Pu Yi (John Lone), who ascended China's throne at age 3 and ended his days as a gardener during Mao's cultural revolution in the 1960s. Wan Jung: Joan Chen. Johnston: Peter O'Toole. Governor: Ying Ruocheng. Chen Pao Shen: Victor Wong. Big Li: Dennis Dun. Young Pu Yi: Richard Vuu.
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