Li Yuhe’s feature debut Absurd Accident, drew some enthused reactions from critics and also tended to festival crowds in Shanghai and parts of the U.S.. Cheng Cheng Films is proudly taking the mantle for its U.S. distribution with a release now set for July 18 on Amazon Prime Video and VoD platforms wherever it’s made available.
Bouncing with nail-biting suspense and ingenious humor, young Chinese filmmaker Li Yuhe’s feature debut portrays a puzzling crime happened in a rural small town, where greed, lust and wit battle it out in one night. It all starts from a sexually impotent motel owner hiring a pro to murder his cheating wife. Everything goes exactly as planned, until two blind daters, a robber, a policeman and a strange dead body unexpectedly arrive.
The film stars Chen Xixu and actress Gao Ye Gao, with Ren Suxi, Dong Bo, and Lou Yunfei also starring.