World soundtrack awards
Black Coal
Archived: Black Coal - Bai ri yan huo (2014)

director: Diao Yi'Nan

composer: Zi Wen
With: Liao Fan, Gwei Lun Mei , Wang Xuebing, a.o.

duration: 106 minutes
Crime, Mystery

Official Selection - In Competition

A chilly neo-noir film, tells the story of an ex-cop who re-enters the service after the murderer of his last case re-emerges. The winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Tom Clift, Movie Mezzanine, calls it: "A masterpiece of framing and composition, Diao Yinan's 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' is a rare kind of film in which no shot feels unconsidered or out of place"!


director: Diao Yi'Nan
composer: Zi Wen
producer: Qu Vivian
screenplay: Diao Yi 'nan
Editor: Hongyu Yang
Cinematography: Jingsong Dong
sound: Yang Zhang

production company: Omnijoi Media

More info

dialogue: Mandarin
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: China - Hong Kong
year: 2014


DIAO YI'NAN (1969): Zhifu (2003), Ye Che (2007), Black Coal (2014)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

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