Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian = A brighter summer day / Yang Dechang dian ying zhi zuo ; Zhan Hongzhi, Yu Weiyan, Yang Dechang ; bian ju, Yang Dechang, Yan Hongya, Yang Shunqing, Lai Mingtang ; dao yan, Yang Dechang = Janus Films ; a film by Edward Yang ; produced by Yu Wei-Yen, Jan Hung-Tze, and Edward Yang ; script and dialogue by Edward Yang, Yan Hong-Ya, Alex Yang, Lai Ming-Tang ; directed by Edward Yang.

Other Title:
Brighter summer day
DVD edition.
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
Criterion collection; 804.
The Criterion collection ; 804
3 videodiscs (236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert.
4 3/4 in.
Teenagers -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Crime -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Nineteen sixties -- Drama.
Crime films.
Romance films.
Coming-of-age films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Taiwanese.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
In Mandarin and Taiwanese; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.85:1)
video file DVD video region 1
Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, it is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager.
Yang Jingyi, Zhang Zhen, Zhang Guozhu, Jin Yanling, Wang Juan, Zhang Han, Ke Yulun, Wang Baisen.
楊靜怡, 張震, 張國柱, 金燕玲, 王娟, 張翰, 柯宇綸, 王柏森.
Cinematography, Zhang Huigong, Li Longyu; editor, Chen Bowen; musical director, Zhan Hongda.
攝影, 張惠恭, 李龍禹; 剪輯, 陳博文; 音樂指導, 詹宏達.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1991.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features film critic Tony Rayns); Chang Chen (new interview where the actor discusees his breakthrough debut). Disc 2: Commentary (features film critic Tony Rayns); Likely consequence (recording of a play cowritten and directed by Edward Yang in Taipei in 1992). Disc 3: Bai ge ji hua = Our time, our story (117 min. 2002 documentary by Hsiao Chu-chen looks at the groundbreaking New Taiwan Cinema movement of the 1980s and '90s, and features interviews with filmmakers Hou Hsiao-hsien, Sylvia Chang, and Tsai Ming-liang, among others). Insert features an essay by critic Godfrey Cheshire and a 1991 director's statement by Yang.
Yang, Dechang, 1947-2007, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Zhan, Hongzhi, film producer.
Yu, Wei Yan, film producer.
Hong, Hong, 1964- screenwriter.
Yang, Shunqing, 1965- screenwriter.
Lai, Ming-Tang, screenwriter.
Yang, Lisa, actor.
Zhang, Zhen, 1976 October 14- actor.
Zhang, Guozhu, 1937- actor.
Jin, Yanling, actor.
Wang, Juan, 1963 August 6- actor.
Zhang, Han, 1974- actor.
Ke, Yulun, 1977- actor.
Wang, Bosen, actor.
Zhang, Huigong, director of photography.
Li, Longyu, director of photography.
Chen, Bowen, 1953- editor of moving image work.
Rayns, Tony, commentator.
Xiao, Juzhen, 1972- film director.
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- interviewee (expression)
Zhang, Aijia, 1953- interviewee (expression)
Cai, Mingliang, 1957- interviewee (expression)
Cheshire, Godfrey, writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, film distributor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Zhang, Guozhu, 1937-
王娟, 1963 August 6- actor.
張翰, 1974- actor.
Ke, Yulun, 1977-
張惠恭, director of photography.
Yi, Yong-u
Chen, Bowen, 1953-
Xiao, Juzhen, 1972-
侯孝賢, 1947- interviewee (expression)
张艾嘉, 1953- interviewee (expression)
Cai, Mingliang, 1957-
Container of: Bai ge ji hua (Motion picture)
Container of: Likely consequence.
Our time, our story.
Publisher Number:
CC2597DDVD The Criterion Collection
CC2597D The Criterion Collection (container)
CC2597D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2597D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
CC2597D-3 The Criterion Collection (disc 3)
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