Projection: Saturday 6th December – 5.20 pm – Sala Terrazzo
Company: CCTV China Central Television
Country: P. R. of CHINA
Discipline: Swimming
Year: 2012
Director: Tian Zi
Editing: Tian Zi
Photo: Tian Zi, Wang Yiding
Soundtrack: Tian Zi
Voice Off: Tian Zi
Producer: Zhang Hong
Time: 48 min


Cui Deyi is a Huang Shan’s  peasant and he has always been dreaming about swimming in the coldest water on Earth to challenge the limits of human beings. Wang Gangyi, a professor and lawyer, practiced ice swimming at the South and North Pole and many places breaking the Guinness World Record five times. After several strict tests,Wang Gangyi decides to fly to the North Pole with Cui Deyi to practice ice swimming in the water located at 80 degrees north latitude. During the challenge, many things happened: conflict of interest, problems caused by cultural differences and a series of events that Wang Gangyi experienced at the North Pole five years ago.