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Empress Wu

Original title
Empress Wu aka
  • Empress Wu
  • Wu Zetian
Running time
120 min.
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Li Han-Hsiang, Wong Yuet-Ting
Chun Wang
Tadashi Nishimoto
Shaw Brothers, Shaw and Sons
Drama | Historical. 7th Century
Synopsis / Plot
In this biographical drama, Wu Tse-tien, a Chinese empress who ruled during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-906), is desperate to keep her throne. To maintain her status she begins massacring any and everyone, including her own sons, that might oppose her.
1963: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Golden Palm (Best Film)
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