Comic love film released on the online platform
The comedic love movie “Northeastern Bro” was recently released online at iQiyi’s Cloud Cinema.
Set in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang Province (northeast China), at the end of the 1990s, the film tells the story of a debt collector who falls in love with a debtor’s daughter. At first glance. He does his best to open his heart, but something unexpected happens to their relationship.
Directed by Qin Xiaozhen, the film stars Bao Bei’er, Qiao Shan and Liang Songqing, depicting the life and emotions of a group of ordinary people.
Distinctive cultural elements and regional dialects of Harbin are also presented in the film. The film costs 6 yuan (94 US cents) to be viewed by iQiyi subscribers.
Last month, the film received widespread acclaim at the 5th Pingyao International Film Festival. Many people were impressed by the director’s poetic portrayal of old boys’ hero dreams in the film.
Prior to “Northeastern Bro”, a series of original Chinese films debuted on iQiyi, including the comedy “Enter the Fat Dragon”, the sports drama “Knockout”, the art film “Spring Tide” and the fantasy film. “Double World”. “
IQiyi officials said the online video platform will continue this new mode of distribution to showcase more productions. In the future, the martial arts film “The Hidden Fox” and the science fiction film “Mars Project” are also expected to be released on the platform.