The Children of Huang Shi

Movie information

Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for some disturbing and violent content.
Released on:
May 23, 2008 (NY, LA)

Sony Classics

Status: Released

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Guang Li, Lin Ji, Matt Walker, Anastasia Kolpakova, Ping Su

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Screenwriter: James MacManus, Jane Hawksley

Genre: Drama, Historical
About the film:
Based on real events, THE CHILDREN OF HUANG SHI is a story set against war-torn China in the 1930ís. The film centers on a young English journalist (JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS), an American nurse (RADHA MITCHELL) and the leader of a Chinese partisan group (CHOW YUN FAT) who meet in desperate and unexpected circumstances. Together they rescue 60-orphaned, children leading them on an extraordinary journey, across hundreds of miles of treacherous terrain, through snow-covered mountains and an unforgiving desert. Along the way they discover the true meaning of love, responsibility and courage.
Rated R for some disturbing and violent content.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $42,755 (7 theaters) | Domestic Total: $1.03 mil.
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