1997 > Frozen

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Frozen (org. title: Jidu hanleng), China/the Netherlands / 1997 / 90 min. / 35 mm / color

Directed by Xiaoshuai Wang (aka Wu Ming)

A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of society “Funeral on Ice.” Based on a true story.