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The Resource The children of Huang Shi, Australian Film Finance Corporation ; Bluewater Pictures ; Qixinran ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Ming Productions ; Rouge Entertainment Group ; Zero West Filmproduktion ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Martin Hagemann, Peter Loehr, Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman ; written by Jane Hawksley, James MacManus ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode, (videorecording)

The children of Huang Shi, Australian Film Finance Corporation ; Bluewater Pictures ; Qixinran ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Ming Productions ; Rouge Entertainment Group ; Zero West Filmproduktion ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Martin Hagemann, Peter Loehr, Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman ; written by Jane Hawksley, James MacManus ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode, (videorecording)

Label
The children of Huang Shi
Title
The children of Huang Shi
Statement of responsibility
Australian Film Finance Corporation ; Bluewater Pictures ; Qixinran ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Ming Productions ; Rouge Entertainment Group ; Zero West Filmproduktion ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Martin Hagemann, Peter Loehr, Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman ; written by Jane Hawksley, James MacManus ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Xiaoding Zhao ; editor, Geoffrey Lamb ; music, David Hirschfelder
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some disturbing and violent content
Language note
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .C45 2009
  • .C45 2009
PerformerNote
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh
Runtime
125
Technique
live action
Label
The children of Huang Shi, Australian Film Finance Corporation ; Bluewater Pictures ; Qixinran ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Ming Productions ; Rouge Entertainment Group ; Zero West Filmproduktion ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Martin Hagemann, Peter Loehr, Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman ; written by Jane Hawksley, James MacManus ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
263436556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781435908628
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396252967
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25296
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)263436556
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The children of Huang Shi, Australian Film Finance Corporation ; Bluewater Pictures ; Qixinran ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Ming Productions ; Rouge Entertainment Group ; Zero West Filmproduktion ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Martin Hagemann, Peter Loehr, Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman ; written by Jane Hawksley, James MacManus ; directed by Roger Spottiswoode, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
263436556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781435908628
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396252967
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25296
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)263436556
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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