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Thriller - Completed 2017

Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation. Things only grow more complicate in this Chinese film noir dealing with love and destiny.

& Awards

Tokyo International Film Festival 2017
Best Actor
Oslo Films from the South Festival 2018
Nominee New Voices Award Yue Dong
Shanghai Film Critics Awards 2018
Best First Screenplay Yue Dong
Asian Film Awards 2018
Best New Director Yue Dong
Beijing Student Film Festival 2018
Best Directorial Debut Yue Dong
Beijing Student Film Festival 2018
Best Directorial Debut Yue Dong
Changchun Film Festival 2018
Best Director Yue Dong Winner Golden Deer
Golden Horse Film Festival 2018
Winner FIPRESCI Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Thriller, Crime, Drama
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 118 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yue DONG
    • Writer(s)
    • Yue DONG
    • Producer(s)
    • Qiancao XIAO
    • Synopsis
    • Yu Guowei, a security guard working in an old factory, is at the same time, an awarded local policeman. A series of killings burst out where multiple young women are slaughtered without mercy. The police has identified the murders as the work of a serial killer, yet the case never gets solved.

      Haunted by the horrifying deaths, Yu turns obsessed with the truth. During the investigation, his assistance dies from an accident. This is the last straw that breaks Yu’s back. Now, getting the one who’s responsible for all these tragedies becomes the sole purpose of Yu’s life. It is his last hope; his way to right a wrong.

      A woman named Yanzi appears in town, who bears a striking resemblance of the past victims. Yu has attained a close relationship with her in the hope of coming across the killer; yet in the end, what he gets is one beloved filled with despair after learning the truth.