‘Impasse’ (悬崖之上) is a 2021 Chinese spy thriller directed by Zhang Yimou.
Set in the 1930s, the film follows four communist agents trained in the Soviet Union who return to China to carry out a secret operation. The cast includes Zhang Yi, Yu Hewei, Qin Hailu, Zhu Yawen, Liu Haocun, and Ni Dahong.
Synopsis: In the 1930s, four Communist agents who had been specially trained in the Soviet Union return to China where they form a task force to carry out a covert operation code-named “Utra”. After they parachute in, the group instantly find themselves caught in a trap and it’s obvious that there must be a traitor amongst them. Will the group manage to escape alive? Will they will able to complete the mission? Standing on the cliff surrounded by snow, the team know that they are facing a severe test. [© Far East Films]
‘Impasse’ opens across China on April 30, 2021.