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DVD006256

Brighter Summer Day, A

Yang, Edward. Taiwan. 1991.

Title:
Brighter Summer Day, A
Alternate Title:
Gu ling jie shaonian sharen shijian
Director:
Yang, Edward
Production Co:
Yang and His Gang Filmmakers
Country:
Taiwan
Year:
1991
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2016
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   236 minutes.   color.   sound - monaural.   widescreen
Language:
Mandarin and Taiwanese languages with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama, Crime
Notes:
4k digital restoration. Based on a true crime that rocked Taiwan, this patiently observed epic centers on the gradual but inexorable fall of a young teenager (Zhang Zhen) from innocence to delinquency. Supplemental materials include: audio commentary by critic Tony Rayns; interview with Zhang; documentary on New Taiwan Cinema movement: OUR TIME, OUR STORY (2002, 113 minutes); 1992 live performance of Yang’s play Likely Consequences (subtitled); essay booklet.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In