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The Children of Huang Shi

Rating:R (for some disturbing and violent content)
Release Date:May 23, 2008
Running time:125 minutes
Cast:Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Guang Li
Director:Roger Spottiswoode
Producer:Peter Loehr, Jonathan Shteinman, Martin Hagemann
Writer:Jane Hawksley, James MacManus
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

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Description: Inspired by true events, the film tells the story of George Hogg, a young British journalist, who rescues 60 orphaned children. He leads them on a treacherous 1000-mile journey along the Silk Road, through the Liu Pan Shan Mountains into the spectacular Gobi desert. Over the course of the journey he falls in love with a determined, self-trained nurse, and makes a friend in Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group. Madame Wang, a surviving aristocrat, assists in guiding them to safety in a remote village near the western end of China's Great Wall.

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