Directed by Li Yuhe
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