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The Breaking Ice (2023)

M18 2023-08-22 (CN) Drama 1h 37m
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In cold wintry Yanji, a city on China's northern border, young urbanite Haofeng, visiting from Shanghai, feels lost and adrift. By chance, he goes on a tour led by Nana, a charming tour guide who instantly fascinates him. She introduces him to Xiao, a personable but frustrated restaurant worker. The three bond quickly over a drunken weekend. Confronting their individual traumas, their frozen desires slowly thaw as they seek to liberate themselves from an icy world.

  1. Anthony Chen

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Zhou Dongyu

    Zhou Dongyu


  2. Liu Haoran

    Liu Haoran

    Hao Feng

  3. Qu Chuxiao

    Qu Chuxiao

    Han Xiao

  4. Ruguang Wei

    Ruguang Wei


  5. Liu Baisha

    Liu Baisha

    Nana's Teammate

  6. Zhao Wenhao

    Zhao Wenhao

    Coach Driver

  7. Yusheng Li

    Yusheng Li

    The Groom

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The Breaking Ice
The Breaking Ice

Original Title 燃冬

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

Budget -

Revenue $2,900,000.00


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