Black Coal, Thin Ice | TIFF

Black Coal, Thin Ice

Bai ri yan huo (China, Hong Kong)

Directed by:
Diao Yinan
Cast:
Liao Fan, Gwei Lun Mei, Wang Xuebing
Duration:
01h: 46m
TIFF edition:
2014
Category:
Synopsis:

Northern China, 1999. The discovery of several corpses is made in a small town. During the attempt to capture the alleged murderer two police officers die and another is badly injured. The surviving officer Zhang Zili is suspended; he takes a job as a security guard at a factory. Five years later, another series of mysterious murders occurs. Aided by a former colleague, Zhang decides to investigate under his own initiative.

Festivals
Berlin 2014 (competition)

Awards
Golden Bear, Silver Bear for Best Actor (Fan Liao) - Berlin 2014
 

 

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