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The children of Huang Shi

Author: 周潤發 楊紫瓊, ; ; Roger SpottiswoodeArthur CohnWieland Schulz-KeilPeter LoehrAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War
Drama
History
Teatro
Named Person: George Aylwin Hogg; George Aylwin Hogg
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 周潤發 楊紫瓊, ; ; Roger Spottiswoode; Arthur Cohn; Wieland Schulz-Keil; Peter Loehr; Jonathan Shteinman; Martin Hagemann; Jane Hawksley; James MacManus; Jonathan Rhys-Meyers; Radha Mitchell; Yun-fat Chow; David Wenham; Michelle Yeoh; Film Finance Corporation Australia.; Rogue Entertainment.; Ming Productions.; Rough Cut Pictures.; Filmko Films Distribution.; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH.; International Film Collective.; Pictorion Pictures.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
ISBN: 1435908627 9781435908628
OCLC Number: 263436556
Language Note: English, Japanese and Mandarin with English subtitles; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: The Challenge of Huang Shi; theatrical trailer; previews.
Originally produced in 2008.
"Sony Pictures Classics"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Xiaoding Zhao ; editor, Geoffrey Lamb ; music, David Hirschfelder.
Cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, David Wenham, Michelle Yeoh.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some disturbing and violent content.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Huangshi de hai zi
Responsibility: an Arthur Cohn/Wieland Schultz-Keil production ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Wieland Schulz-Keil ; producers, Peter Loehr, Jonathan Shteinman, Martin Hagemann ; written by James MacManus and Jane Hawksley ; a Roger Spottiswoode film ; a Film Finance Corporation Australia and Rogue Entertainment presentation ; a Ming Production [and others] production ; in association with Rough Cut Pictures and Filmko Films Distribution ; in association with Filmstiflung Nordrhein-Westfalen and International Film Collective ; produced in co-operation with Pictorion Pictures.
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Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China.

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