The Last Emperor, 1987. The story chronicles the history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline, and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese; and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People’s Republic of China. Grade: 7.02/10
The seeds for this powerful movie come from a short story written by Annie Proulx. The Proulx short story can be found in her collection 'Close range : Wyoming stories.' The collection is located in the Giovale Library at PS 3566 .R687 C58 1999; and the Ang Lee film is located in the library's popular film collection.
"The Informer" (1925) de Liam O'Flaherty. ISBN: 978-0156443562. "A tale of temptation, betrayal, and reprisal, this powerful novel is set in the aftermath of the Irish Civil War. It tells of Gypo Nolan, who informs on a wanted comrade". Esta novela fue llevada al cine por Arthur Robison en 1929 y por John Ford en 1935. #TheTroubles