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Black Coal, Thin Ice

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An ex cop and his ex partner decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers and shamed them, when identical murders begin again.

  • DirectorDiao Yinan
  • Runtime: 1 hr 49 min
  • StudioChunqiu Time Co.
  • QualityHD

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Black Coal, Thin Ice review: A chilling Chinese spin on hardboiled noir tropes - Irish Times


Irish Times

Black Coal, Thin Ice review: A chilling Chinese spin on hardboiled noir tropes
Irish Times
A contemporary detective story with shades of Hammett and Chandler, Black Coal, Thin Ice twists and turns as it goes: even the jolting electronic music over the end credits springs another surprise. The film opens in industrial northern China, where ...

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Berlin Review: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' A Distinct But Confounding Noir Tale - Indie Wire


Indie Wire

Berlin Review: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' A Distinct But Confounding Noir Tale
Indie Wire
As for social commentary, the film is less overt about it than the aforementioned Jia Zhangke movie, but, through the more spartan stretches, a sense does emerge of an alienated population, regarding life as cheap to the point of expendable, and ...
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Berlin Film Festival: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' Wins Golden Bear; 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Grand Jury Prize ...Deadline.com
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Film Review: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' - Variety


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Film Review: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice'
Variety
A most curious hybrid of genre movie and art film, drenched in neon and wintry industrial bleakness, this third feature by the gifted mainland Chinese director Diao Yinan reps a significant advance in scale and craftsmanship over his festival favorites ...
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