Film Movement, a prominent distribution company, has acquired all North American rights to the gripping thriller “Green Night,” starring renowned actress Fan Bingbing. The film, directed by Chinese woman director Han Shuai, is set to make its way to North American theaters this upcoming winter. Following its theatrical release, the movie will also be available on home entertainment and digital platforms.
“Green Night,” which had its world premiere at the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival, garnered warm reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film is set in South Korea and revolves around the story of a Chinese woman’s escape from an oppressive marriage. The protagonist embarks on a thrilling and perilous journey with a mysterious green-haired girl. The movie stars Fan Bingbing and Lee Joo Young, with director Han Shuai at the helm.
Fan Bingbing’s performance in “Green Night” showcases her exceptional range, especially in the context of this feminist noir. Film Movement’s President, Michael Rosenberg, expressed excitement about presenting a new facet of Fan Bingbing to her fans in North America through this film.
The plot follows Jin Xia (played by Fan Bingbing), a Chinese national who enters a marriage of convenience with a Korean man named Lee Seung-hun to secure legal status in South Korea. Xia’s encounter with a enigmatic green-haired girl triggers a series of events that draw her into the perilous realm of drug dealing. This newfound alliance leads to unexpected consequences, including a not-so-accidental accident that involves the death of Seung-hun.
As the story unfolds, Jin Xia and her mysterious companion find themselves on the run, navigating South Korea’s underworld. In this dangerous landscape, they must confront and challenge the men who aim to exert control and dominance over them.
Fan Bingbing expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to bring “Green Night” to a broader audience, particularly her US fans. The film offers a unique and powerful narrative that captivates viewers, and Fan Bingbing is eager to see how audiences react to their captivating story.
“Green Night” not only captivated audiences at the Berlin International Film Festival but also promises to leave a lasting impression on North American viewers with its gripping storyline, powerful performances, and exploration of themes like empowerment and survival in the face of adversity.