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2017 Asian American International Film Festival | New York City

ABSURD ACCIDENT

Directed by Li Yuhe

China / 2017 / 97 mins / Chinese with English subtitles / New York City Premiere

ABSURD ACCIDENT

Asia Society
August 3, 2017 7:00 pm

Description

 

Bouncing with nail-biting suspense and ingenious humor, young Chinese filmmaker Li Yuhe’s feature debut portrays a puzzling crime that happens in a small, rural town, where greed, lust and wit battle it out in one night. It all starts with a sexually impotent motel owner who hires a professional killer to punish his cheating wife. Everything goes exactly as planned until two blind daters, a robber, a policeman, and a strange dead body unexpectedly arrive. Confident, informed and effortless, ABSURD ACCIDENT welcomes the audience to a new chapter in the Chinese indie film scene.

Screening made possibly by: Ma-Yi Theatre Company; China Institute

Dates & Times

ABSURD ACCIDENT

Asia Society
August 3, 2017 7:00 pm