The Last Emperor15
Sweeping historical epic about the life of Chinese Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval, within and without the walls of the Forbidden City. Recreating Ching dynasty China with astonishing detail and unparalleled craftsmanship, the film won nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Cinematography, and Best Original Score for composers Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, and Cong Su.
‘There’s no doubting its spectacular richness and heartfelt, deeply satisfying storytelling.’
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
‘One of the most visually arresting pictures of recent years.’
David Parkinson, Radio Times
What else is on?
Today (Wednesday 29th November)
Tomorrow (Thursday 30th November)
Plan your visit
Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!