The Children of Huang Shi

Release May 23, 2008 (Limited)
Cast Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh
Director Roger Spottiswoode
Writer Jane Hawksley, James MacManus
Genres Drama, War
Studio Sony Pictures Classics
Length 114 mins.


Based on real events, The Children of Huang Shi is a story set against war-torn China in the 1930s. The film centers on a young English journalist (Rhys Meyers), an American nurse (Mitchell), and the leader of a Chinese partisan group (Yun-Fat) who meet in desperate and unexpected circumstances. Together they rescue sixty orphaned children, leading them on an extraordinary journey across hundreds of miles of treacherous terrain, snow-covered mountains, and an unforgiving desert. Along the way they discover the true meaning of love, responsibility, and courage.

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