The Last Emperor. Photo © Columbia Pictures/ Photofest.
Widescreen Wonders Film Series: The Last Emperor
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The Last Emperor. (1987, 163 min.) Bernardo Bertolucci presents the opulent portrayal of the captivity of the infant emperor of China as he endures abdication and humiliation at the hands of the Communists. Winner of nine Oscars.
“Widescreen Wonders” is a free series of Saturday afternoon matinees celebrating the biggest and best of popular movies, while showcasing the Clark’s HD projection capacity. All the films in the series boast Cinemascope or other extra-widescreen formats and numerous Academy Awards, including “Best Picture.” Experience the real scope of imperial moviemaking in this festival of the big screen.