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 date
  • 1987 (1987)
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 17 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: King of the Children". Retrieved 26 July 2009. 

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