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This edition: Bertolucci

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Episode Details

(1987/ England, 69 min., color, documentary) Melvyn Bragg chronicles Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci as he directs “The Last Emperor” (1987) in China. Interviews with Bertolucci and the film's stars (including Peter O'Toole) are included. Clips from the film are supplemented with documentary segments on the real “last emperor,” Pu Yi. Prod./Dir.: David Hinton. Edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.