Trailer: ‘Trending Topic’

By   |  Nov 29, 2023

‘Trending Topic’ (热搜) is a 2023 Chinese crime drama directed by Xin Yukun.

The film revolves around a journalist who begins to uncover some hidden truths after she writes a popular article that indirectly leads to a young girl’s suicide. The cast includes Zhou Dongyu, Song Yang, Yuan Hong, Wang Hao, and Tao Hai.

Synopsis: Chen Miao (Zhou Dongyu), the editor-in-chief of a grassroots journalism platform, cracks the code to create a hit article that makes it to the top of the hot search engines. Unfortunately, she indirectly contributes to the suicide of a female student who is labelled as a “bully”. Miao then discovers a message from the female student asking for help, and she realises that there is much more to the story than she initially thought. As public opinion on the case sways many times, a war for the weak to speak out has started… [© Far East Films]

‘Trending Topic’ opens across China on December 1, 2023.

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