A Brighter Summer Day
- Original title
Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (A Brighter Summer Day)
- Running time
- 237 min.
Edward Yang, Hung Hung, Mingtang Lai, Alex Yang
Longyu Zhang, Hui Kung Chang
Yang & His Gang Filmmakers / Jane Balfour Films / ICA
Drama. Romance | 1960s. Family Relationships. Teen/coming-of-age. Crime. Schools & University. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on the director's adolescent memories and focusing on one central male protagonist, an idealistic student who refuses to compromise his moral standards, looks at growing up in Taiwan during the early 1960's and the problems of military dictatorship, unemployment and immigration from mainland China.
: Tokyo International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize (ex aequo), FIPRESCI Prize
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