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A Brighter Summer Day
(Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian)

by Edward YANG


aiwan, 1960. Xiao S’ir is a 14-year-old who has just entered junior high. His father, Zhangju, a middle-aged civil servant, pins his hopes on his five children. Influenced by his father’s humanistic idealism, Xiao S’ir believes that the world can be improved by human will and effort. At school, Xiao S’ir gets involved with a local street gang with which Ming, a young girI, is associated. He falls in love with her and finds himself in the middle of street-gang feuds. Yet he is determined to concentrate on his studies.

  • Titre français
    Une belle journée d’été
  • Original title
    Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian
  • Titre international
    A Brighter Summer Day
  • Scénario
    Edward Yang, Yan Hongya, Yang Shunqing
  • Photo
    Zhang Huigong, Li Longyu
  • Montage
    Chen Bo-wen
  • Musique
    Zhan Hongda
  • Production
    Yang and his Gang, Filmmakers, Central Motion Picture Co – Taiwan
  • Ventes internationales

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