Chen Kun (left), Yu Entai, Bai Baihe and Qin Hao in Chongqing Hot Pot (category IIB; Putonghua, Sichuan dialect), directed by Wang Qing.
Chen Kun (left), Yu Entai, Bai Baihe and Qin Hao in Chongqing Hot Pot (category IIB; Putonghua, Sichuan dialect), directed by Wang Qing.

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Film review: Chongqing Hot Pot – former classmates in twisty heist thriller

For all that the film has a stellar cast, led by Chen Kun and Bai Baihe, its narrative intrigue is squandered in the final third of the film, replaced with senseless violence and genre clichés

Chen Kun (left), Yu Entai, Bai Baihe and Qin Hao in Chongqing Hot Pot (category IIB; Putonghua, Sichuan dialect), directed by Wang Qing.
Chen Kun (left), Yu Entai, Bai Baihe and Qin Hao in Chongqing Hot Pot (category IIB; Putonghua, Sichuan dialect), directed by Wang Qing.
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