A brand new poster has been released for Yang Qing’s upcoming comedy thriller Chongqing Hot Pot, which will be the opening film at next months HKIFF
Director – Yang Qing (One Night in Supermarket)
Producer – Kuo-fu Chen (Painted Skin: The Resurrection, Double Vision)
CAST – Kun Chen, Fay Bai, Qin Hao, Entai Yu
SYNOPSIS – In Chongqing, three good mates open a hotpot restaurant in an air-raid shelter.
Due to the poor management, they have no choice but to sell the business. In the “expansion facade” they start excavating the shelter and unexpectedly discovered a bank vault! It is just a wall separating them and piles of cash. Struggling between greed and moral rights, it is just the start of soon unforeseen chaos…
SYNOPSIS 2 – Three high school classmates open a hotpot restaurant in an old bomb shelter in Chongqing. The business turns out a glorious failure. They find a buyer for the restaurant, but must first “enlarge the space.” Digging, they emerge in the vault of the bank next doors. Now they must devise a plan to sneak into the bank and fix the hole. Lucky break: a girl they know from high school is working in the bank. Bad break: the bank is a target of some badass robbers. Working with two of China’s biggest stars, director Yang Qing’s 2nd feature after One Night in Supermarket (2009) continues to showcase his talents with plot twists and comic timing. It’s a spicy hot riot.
RELEASE DATE 4-1-16