May 27, 2008

The Children of Huang Shi (2008)

In 1937, George Hogg (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) inexplicably finds himself leading a group of 60 orphan Chinese boys on a journey over the Liu Pan Shan mountains to the Mongolian desert to escape the Japanese invasion. Helping Hogg on his heroic rescue are Chen Hansheng (Chow Yun-Fat), the leader of a Chinese partisan group; Lee (Radha Mitchell), an Australian woman who lends medical help; and Madame Wang (Michelle Yeoh), an aristrocrat also fleeing for her life.

Cast Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, David Wenham, Guang Li (more)

Director(s) Roger Spottiswoode

Writer(s) James MacManus, Jane Hawksley

Status In theaters (limited)

Genre(s) Drama

Release Date May 23, 2008

Running Time 114 minutes

MPAA Rating R - for some disturbing and violent content

Web Site Official Site for The Children of Huang Shi

Keywords Drama, Historical, Chinese, China

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