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Brighter Summer Day, A
Yang, Edward. Taiwan. 1991.
- Brighter Summer Day, A
- Alternate Title:
- Gu ling jie shaonian sharen shijian
- Yang, Edward
- Production Co:
- Yang and His Gang Filmmakers
- The Criterion Collection, 2016
- 1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   236 minutes.   color.
sound - monaural.   widescreen
- Mandarin and Taiwanese languages with English subtitles
- Drama, Crime
- 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 |