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Feature Title: “Son of theStars”/星星的孩子

Shooting time: Dec.2010-Feb. 2011

Location: Beijing, DongGuan

Length90 min.

Format: 1:1.85

Shot on REDONE II

SoundDolby Digital

Domestic Distribution: Beijing New Era Pictures Co. Ltd.

Production Company: ShanghaiSeedling Film Corp.

Website: http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/1954480640

Synopsis “Son of the Stars”

ZhengZheng, a young mother of anautistic child, travels the great distance from northern China toDongGuan, the land of tens of thousands of factories, looking for her husband.With her special-needs child Xin Xin in tow, she findsherself alone in the enormous city, with nothing but her wits and innerstrength to guide her.  

When she realizes her husband isnowhere to be found, she is forced to take a factory job, earning just enoughto support herself and her little boy, whom she hands over to the care ofa community home.

With hard work, ZhengZheng is promoted, moves into anapartment, and even finds a new love. Life is looking up...but the relationshipis not without strings attached, and caring for an autistic son proves more andmore challenging. It seems the one thing holding ZhengZheng back from happinessis her son. But things are not always as they seem... 


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Son of the Stars

Film
Film
Original Title (If different): 
Xing Xing de Hai Zi
Language: 
Chinese
Other languages or subtitles: 
English
Production country: 
China
Running time (In minutes): 
90
Theme: 
Asian Films
Category/Format: 
not specified
Production year: 
August, 2011
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Chen Miao is one of the “Sixth Generation” film directors of China New Cinema. A graduate of Beijing Film Academy, she went to study and work in Hollywood before returning to China to apply her Western experience to filmmaking.
Her first feature film “Mi Ni” (2005) starring famous movie stars--Angelica Lee and Liu Ye was theatrically released nationwide in greater China. “A Girl Thirteen” (2007) her second feature was entered into the 60th Cannes Film Festival for the Junior Competition and won Best Digital Film at the 2007 Beijing Youth Film Festival. Currently, she is directing her third feature “Son of the Stars” .
Chen Miao is also a seasoned documentary filmmaker. Her films “The Snake Boy”, “Shanghai Dreams”, “Lulu and Me ”– have been critically acclaimed at various international film festivals and have been broadcasted by TV channels throughout Asia.

Film director: 
Michelle Chen Miao
Producer: 
XiaoNong Fan
About the Producer: 
Seasoned producer for 20 years in china cinema.
Screenplay: 
Hui Rao
Editing: 
Haihong Zhan
Film photographer: 
Shu Yong
Sound: 
Yanwei Wang
Music: 
Deddy Tzur
Art Director: 
Nan Tu
Costume: 
Guo Gup
Cast 1: 
Jing Liang
Cast 2: 
Jiandi Zhu
Film synopsis: 
Young mother ZhengZheng with her autistic son travels long way from North, looking for her missing husband. She finds no clue of her husband in DongGuan with tens of thousands of factories. Instead, she finds herself a job in a factory while leaving her son to the attention of a community home. Soon she gets promoted, moves into a high-rise apartment building and has a boyfriend. Everything seems going well until she tries to put her autistic son into the picture. She tries hard and finally she tries to get rid of the trouble-making boy. But life becomes much worse to her with the growing anxiety…
Budget
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $1 Million
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
Digital - other
Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
Number of reels: 
5
Film distribution
TV: 
Already Secured
Video: 
Open
International: 
Open
Internet: 
Open
Sales/distribution name: 
Ming Gao Distribution
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Michelle Chen Miao
Publicity contact email: 
Trailer availble: 
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