A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures
A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures
Asian cinema

‘He’s just a kid’: how ‘The Last Emperor’ changed a Mexican beermaker’s life

  • Laszlo Raphael, co-founder of Hong Kong craft brewery Moonzen, got his first window into China with the 1987 film about Qing emperor Puyi that won nine Oscars
  • He says the film shows how sometimes life deals you cards that you have to play, regardless of whether you like them or not

Topic |   Asian cinema
A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures
A still from The Last Emperor (1987), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Photo: Columbia Pictures
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