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The Children of Huang Shi

Overview


Genre :

Drama, History, War

Release Date :

May 23, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Roger Spottiswoode

Starring :

Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Radha Mitchell, David Wenham, Guang Li, Matt Walker, Ping Su, Anastasia Kolpakova

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..Laborious and artificial..”
by Glenn Whipp [LA Daily News]
“..beautiful, well-acted and thoroughly absorbing..”
by Lewis Beale [Film Journal International]
1.5 of 4

“..BEAUTIFUL but boring..”
by V.A. Musetto [New York Post]
“..a tale as ploddingly familiar as it is good-looking and worth telling..”
by Ella Taylor [Village Voice]
1.5 of 5

“..a cold, dry movie with all the taste of water and white bread..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Williams [NY Daily News]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Fernando F. Croce [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [LA Times]

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