King of the Children


1h 46m 1988

Brief Synopsis

An educated young man from the city is asked to be a teacher in a small village. When the contents of his teachings are questioned he is forced to leave.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hai Zi Wang, King of Children, The, Le Roi des enfants, Roi des enfants, Le
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Orion Classics
Location
China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

An educated young man from the city is asked to be a teacher in a small village. When the contents of his teachings are questioned he is forced to leave.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hai Zi Wang, King of Children, The, Le Roi des enfants, Roi des enfants, Le
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Orion Classics
Location
China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1988

Released in United States 1988

Released in United States September 1988

Released in United States February 5, 1989

Released in United States March 1989

Released in United States July 31, 1989

Released in United States October 10, 1989

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 24-September 4, 1988.

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 5, 1989.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 17 & 18, 1989.

Shown at Asian American International Film Festival New York, New York July 31, 1989.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 10, 1989.

Film was bought by Orion Classics but Chinese officials never sent Orion the materials for the final reel, so it could not be released in US.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1988

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 24-September 4, 1988.)

Released in United States 1988 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 25-July 3, 1988.)

Released in United States October 10, 1989 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 10, 1989.)

Released in United States February 5, 1989 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 5, 1989.)

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 1988.)

Released in United States March 1989 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival March 17 & 18, 1989.)

Released in United States July 31, 1989 (Shown at Asian American International Film Festival New York, New York July 31, 1989.)