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The Breaking Ice

Directed by

Anthony Chen

Year

Runtime

2023

97 minutes

Genre

Drama

Language

Mandarin, Korean

Synopsis

In cold wintry Yanji, a city on China's northern border, young urbanite Haofeng, visiting from Shanghai, feels lost and adrift. By chance, he goes on a tour led by Nana, a charming tour guide who instantly fascinates
him. She introduces him to Xiao, a personable but frustrated restaurant worker. The three bond quickly over a drunken weekend. Confronting their individual traumas, their frozen desires slowly thaw as they seek to liberate themselves from an icy world.

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Producer(s)

Anthony Chen, Meng Xie (China) |

Produced by

Canopy Pictures

International Sales/Distribution

Giraffe Pictures

Cast

Zhou Dongyu, Liu Haoran, Qu Chuxiao

Tags

Road Movie, Yanji, China, Korea, Friendship, Lie Flat, Shanghai, Lost, Urbanite, Desires, Ice, Tour Guide, Ice skating, Cuisine, Motorcycle, Tour Bus

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