Puyi: The Last Emperor of China
Ep: 1 "Puyi: The Last Emperor of China"
After more than two thousand years of Imperial rule, the reign of Puyi - China’s last emperor - ended in 1912, ushering in one of the most tumultuous and dramatic periods in Chinese history. Using recently unearthed archival footage and previously unpublished photos, together with interviews from Puyi’s relatives and consorts, this fascinating two-part documentary takes an in-depth look at Puyi’s incredible life: from his rise to the throne at age three, to his controversial role as a puppet ruler for the Japanese, and later as a prisoner in a ‘re-education’ camp and a victim of the Cultural Revolution.
Episodes
Ep 1
Puyi: The Last Emperor of China
Watch Until February 4, 12:00am
Ep 2
Puyi: The Last Emperor of China
Watch Until February 11, 12:00am
Puyi: The Last Emperor of China
Puyi, China's last Emperor, lived through one of the most tumultuous periods of Chinese and world history. Using recently unearthed archival footage and previously unpublished photographs, the film presents an in-depth look at Puyi's astonishing life. (1 of 2)
Puyi: The Last Emperor of China
After Mao grants amnesty to war criminals, Puyi renounces his former life and finds happiness in the freedom of ordinary citizenship. (2 of 2)