ICE POISON

AAAFF 2014

FILM INFORMATION

YEAR:  2014
DIRECTOR: Midi Z
LENGTH:  95 MIN
COUNTRY:  Taiwan
GENRE:  Drama

By Burmese-Taiwanese director Midi Z. “Ice Poison” is Taiwan’s official entry for the 87th Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film.

A poor young farmer in Myanmar pawns his cow for a moped and seeks alternative income as a taxi driver. Among his first fares is a woman who has returned home for her grandfather’s funeral and is making a new start after escaping an arranged marriage in China. Together, they are lured into one of the few lucrative business opportunities available in the area: selling “ice poison” (crystal meth) around town.

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