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      The Last Princess of Manchuria

      1990 1h 49m Drama List
      Reviews 53% Audience Score 100+ Ratings In this biographical drama, the waning Manchurian dynasty crowns a young princess, but she is soon sent away to Japan. Adopting the name Yoshiko Kawashima (Anita Mui), she fully embraces Japanese culture. Exhibiting unusually eccentric and assertive behavior, she begins frequently dressing in men's clothes. Eventually, she marries a Mongolian prince, but has numerous affairs and becomes a Japanese agent, working closely with Chinese nationalist Fook (Andy Lau) back in her unfamiliar homeland. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member One of the best art films in Hong Kong. Beautifully shot, an insightful piece on looking at Yoshiko Kawashima in a more humanitarian way. Anita Mui at the peak of her career, giving a convincing performance. Don't miss it. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis In this biographical drama, the waning Manchurian dynasty crowns a young princess, but she is soon sent away to Japan. Adopting the name Yoshiko Kawashima (Anita Mui), she fully embraces Japanese culture. Exhibiting unusually eccentric and assertive behavior, she begins frequently dressing in men's clothes. Eventually, she marries a Mongolian prince, but has numerous affairs and becomes a Japanese agent, working closely with Chinese nationalist Fook (Andy Lau) back in her unfamiliar homeland.
      Director
      Eddie Ling-Ching Fong
      Screenwriter
      Li Pak-wah
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      Chinese
      Runtime
      1h 49m