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“A little-known true story is sensitively brought to the screen…it radiates intelligence. Of how many historical epics can that be said these days?”
– Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor
“Roger Spottiswoode directs with old-fashioned style, avoiding the saccharine…The terrific cinematographer Zhao Xiaoding photographs dust devils and bullets as carefully as the luminous face of Michelle Yeoh.”
– Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
The beautifully engaged director Roger Spottiswoode (Under Fire, also from Twilight Time) brings us The Children of Huang Shi (2008), a wrenching historical drama starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as George Hogg, a British journalist caught up in the brutal Japanese invasion of China in 1938. Via encounters with a Chinese resistance fighter (the marvelous Chow Yun-fat), an American nurse (Radha Mitchell), and an aristocratic lady (Michelle Yeoh), Hogg becomes a better man – and eventually helps to lead a group of Chinese orphans on a terrifying trek in search of a safe haven. Shot by superb cinematographer Zhao Xiaoding (House of Flying Daggers) and featuring a score from David Hirschfelder (Shine).
VIDEO: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1
AUDIO: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA / English 2.0 DTS-HD MA
SUBTITLES: English SDH
2008 / Color
RATED R Some Disturbing and Violent Content
Special Features: Isolated Music Track / The Challenge of Huang Shi / Original Theatrical Trailer
Limited Edition of 3,000 Units