Lethal Hostage at Brattle Theatre
Co-presented by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University
LETHAL HOSTAGE / 边境风云 (2012) dir. Cheng Er w/Ni Dahong, Sun Honglei, Wang Luodan [97 min; DCP]
An ingeniously structured psychological thriller, LETHAL HOSTAGE takes place in a crumbling town on the China-Myanmar border. A woman marrying her kidnapper is only the beginning of a series of emotional knots and dramatic twists in this superbly constructed crime drama.