UPDATE: Zhang Yimou’s spy thriller Impasse has been renamed to Cliff Walkers for its upcoming U.S. release via Well Go USA.
Synopsis: Based on the script by Quan Yongxian, CLIFF WALKERS is director Zhang Yimou’s first foray into the spy genre. Set the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, the film follows four Communist party special agents who return to China after receiving training in the Soviet Union. Together, they embark on a secret mission code-named “Utrennya.” After being sold out by a traitor, the team find themselves surrounded by threats on all sides from the moment they parachute into the mission. Will the agents break the impasse and complete their mission? On the snowy grounds of Manchukuo, the team will be tested to their limit.
Cliff Walkers is set for release in the U.S. on April 30th.
SOURCE: Well Go USA
From visionary director Zhang Yimou (Hero, Shadow) comes the period spy thriller Impasse.
The film stars Zhang Yi (Operation Red Sea), Yu Hewei (I Am Not Madame Bovary), Qin Hailu (The Pluto Moment) and Zhu Yawen (The Captain, The Witness).
Have a look at the character posters below.