Watch: US Trailer for Chinese Animated Noir ‘Have a Nice Day’

Chinese Animated Noir Film

Strand Releasing has unveiled the official US trailer for Chinese director Liu Jian’s animated neo-noir Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le), which had its world premiere at the 67th Berlin Film Festival.

The 75-minute hand-drawn film is about a bag containing a million yuan that draws various people from diverse backgrounds into a series of violent encounters across the sleepy ghost town.

Have a Nice Day opens in select theaters on January 26, 2018. We are very pleased to present the official US trailer for the film below.

Chinese Animated Noir Film

A hard rain is about to fall on a small town in Southern China.

In a desperate attempt to find money to save his fiancée’s failed plastic surgery, Xiao Zhang, a mere driver, steals a bag containing 1 million from his boss. News of the robbery spreads fast within the town and, over the course of one night, everyone starts looking for Xiao Zhang and his money…

Liu Jian delivers a whirlwind neo-noir, cementing his place as a pioneering force in independent Chinese animation.