Lover of the Last Empress
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Lover of the Last Empress
Andrew Lau Wai-Keung directs this slick erotic drama loosely based on the exploits of lowly imperial concubine Yu-lan, who eventually grew to be the most powerful person in the royal court. As soon as the lithe young Yu-lan (Chingmy Yau) enters the palace grounds, she garners the attention of the Emperor Hsien-feng (Yu Rongguang). Yet when a jealous colleague boils her pet cat, Yu-lan freaks out and kills the woman. She is saved from prison by the dashing Prince Kung (Tony Leung Kar-fai), who covers up the crime. After learning some of the finer points of lovemaking from some veteran… More