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The Children of Huang Shi (2008) Movie Information

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The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
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Overall Rank:

7348

Avg. Rating:

2.58/4

# of Ratings:

13

Genres:

Drama, War

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/23/2008

DVD Release:

01/20/2009

Director:

Roger Spottiswoode

Actors:

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Radha Mitchell
Yun-Fat Chow
Michelle Yeoh
Guang Li
Matt Walker

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A British journalist, George Hogg, finds himself saving an orphanage for boys during Japan's occupation of China in the 1930's.

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07/21/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A Nice Journey

This was a good, solid movie. I loved seeing Jonathan Rhys Meyers play this role--he seemed so sincere. He is such a good actor. I thought the story was portrayed really well. Basically, George Hogg is a British journalist who was in China during Japan's occupation of China during the 1930's. Along the way he meets some people and ends up running a boy's orphanage in the mountains. When the Chinese army came looking to recruit some of these boys Hogg and his associates took the boys and trekked 700 miles across the mountains for two months to escape the dangers of the war.

While this is an amazing real life story, it's cinematic translation was not as epic; but like I said, it was still a good solid movie. Putting his gorgeousness aside, when Meyers is in a movie its very difficult n...

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