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Black Coal, Thin Ice
 
 

Directed by Diao Yinan, China 2014
106 mins. Mandarin dialogue with English sub-titles

WINNER : GOLDEN BEAR AT 2014 BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL

 
Summary:
 
A Chinese thriller.  Two former cops decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers, when identical murders begin again.  The common thread is a female clerk in a dry cleaners.  Winner of 2014 Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"Moments of thrilling visual beauty are studded through this Chinese thriller like diamonds through a seam of coal."  (Tom Huddleston - Time Out)

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