Is festival silverware or box office weighting more important in adding to China's claim?
The spirits of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain course through "Black Coal, Thin Ice," a bleak but powerful, carefully controlled Chinese detective thriller.
LONDON - Distributors in Europe and the Middle East have acquired rights to Chinese film "Black Coal, Thin Ice" which appears in competition in Berlin on Wednesday. It was acquired by Memento Films…
Berlin competition title "Black Coal, Thin Ice" from China's Diao Yinan will be presented by Fortissimo Films.
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