Empress Wu Tse Tien (1960)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Docudrama  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong, Taiwan  |  
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In this biographical drama, Wu Tse-tien, a Chinese empress who ruled during the T'ang 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.

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aristocracy, artist, China, civilization, dynasty, emperor, foreign, killing, literature, massacre, religion, ruler, scientist, son, throne