James Millward - Professor of History, Georgetown University
James Millward will introduce and discuss The Emperor and His Brother (1972, 102 min). Emperor Chien Lung is not the emperor by birth since he was exchanged as a newborn infant with the previous emperor’s newborn daughter. He learns the truth when two senior members of the Hung Hua society, a subversive anti-Qing movement, secretly contact him years later with hopes of enlisting his aid in fighting the real Qing.
Films of Fury Series on Martial Arts Cinema - Spring 2008 CEAS China Film Series