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Title Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian [videorecording] = 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.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    C GUL    DUE 10-06-23
Description 3 videodiscs (236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono Dolby rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series The Criterion collection ; 804
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 804.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language In Mandarin and Taiwanese, with English subtitles.
Cast Yang Jingyi, Zhang Zhen, Zhang Guozhu, Jin Yanling, Wang Juan, Zhang Han, Ke Yulun, Wang Baisen.
Credits Cinematography, Zhang Huigong, Li Longyu; editor, Chen Bowen; musical director, Zhan Hongda.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary 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.
Note 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.
Subject Teenagers -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Crime -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Nineteen sixties -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Chinese.
Crime films.
Romance films.
Coming-of-age films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Yang, Dechang, 1947-2007, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Zhan, Hongzhi, film producer.
Yu, Weiyan, film producer.
Hong, Hong, 1964- screenwriter.
Yang, Shunqing, 1965- screenwriter.
Lai, Mingtang, 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.
Added Title Brighter summer day
Container of (work): Bai ge ji hua (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Likely consequence
Our time, our story.
ISBN 9781681431222
Standard No. 715515170512
Music No. 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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