Frozen | 1998
Shot in 1994, just five years after the Tiananmen Square incident, and based on a true story... A look at the avant-garde art world of modern Beijing. A youg performance artist tests his limits, and finally makes his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he melts a huge block of ice with his own body heat and dies of hypothermia. He calls this act of defiance "Ice Burial."