King of the Children

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King of the Children
Directed by Chen Kaige
Written by He Jianjun
Ah Cheng
Starring Chen Shaohua
Xie Yuan
Cinematography Gu Changwei
Release dates
Running time
107 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin

King of the Children (Chinese: 孩子王; pinyin: Háizǐ Wáng) is a 1987 drama film directed by Chen Kaige and starring Chen Shaohua.[1] The film was based on a novella of the same name by Ah Cheng. The film was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ Canby, Vincent. "New York Times: King of the Children". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: King of the Children". Retrieved 2009-07-26. 

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