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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

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

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
LC item number
.C45 2009
PerformerNote
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1966-
  • 1977-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohn, Arthur
  • Hagemann, Martin
  • Loehr, Peter
  • Schulz-Keil, Wieland
  • Shteinman, Jonathan
  • Hawksley, Jane
  • MacManus, James
  • Spottiswoode, Roger
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Mitchell, Radha
  • Chow, Yun-fat
  • Yeoh, Michelle
  • Australian Film Finance Corporation
  • Bluewater Pictures (Firm)
  • Qixinran (Firm)
  • Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH
  • Ming Productions (Firm)
  • Rouge Entertainment Group (Firm)
  • Zero West Filmproduktion (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English
  • Journalists
  • Orphans
  • Inglés
  • Periodistas
  • China
  • Liupan Mountains (China)
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1161358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781435908628
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396252967
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25296
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1161358
  • (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
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1161358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781435908628
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396252967
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
25296
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1161358
  • (OCoLC)263436556
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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