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The Resource A brighter summer day, 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 ; executive producers, Jan Hung-Tze, Jiang Feng-Chyi ; directed by Edward Yang

A brighter summer day, 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 ; executive producers, Jan Hung-Tze, Jiang Feng-Chyi ; directed by Edward Yang

Label
A brighter summer day
Title
A brighter summer day
Statement of responsibility
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 ; executive producers, Jan Hung-Tze, Jiang Feng-Chyi ; directed by Edward Yang
Title variation
Gu ling jie shaonian sharen shijian
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Filmmaker
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • tai
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Chang Hui-Kung, Li Long-Yu ; edited by Bowen Chen ; production design by Yu Wei-Yen, Edward Yang ; costume design by Wu Le-Chin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
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  • OuKDaNE2aIA
  • kVcwS9fBkDE
Language note
In Mandarin and Taiwanese, with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Lisa Yang, Chang Chen, Chang Kuo-Chu, Elaine Jin, Wang Chuan, Chang Han, Stephanie Lai, Wong Chi-Zan, Lawrence Ko, Tan Chih-Kang, Chang Ming-Hsin, Jung Chun-Lung, Zhou Hui-Guo, Tang Hsiao-Tsui, Lin Hong-Ming, Bosen Wang, Chen Hung-Yu, Hsu Ming, Cho Ming
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-2007
  • 1964-
  • 1965-
  • 1976 October 14-
  • 1937-
  • 1963 August 6-
  • 1974-
  • 1977-
  • 1953-
  • 1972-
  • 1947-
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yang, Dechang
  • Yu, Wei Yan
  • Zhan, Hongzhi
  • Hong, Hong
  • Yang, Shun-Ching
  • Lai, Ming-Tang
  • Jiang, Feng-Chyi
  • Yang, Lisa
  • Zhang, Zhen
  • Zhang, Guozhu
  • Jin, Yanling
  • Wang, Chuan
  • Chang, Han
  • Ke, Yulun
  • Wang, Bosen
  • Zhang, Huigong
  • Li, Long-Yu
  • Chen, Bowen
  • Yu, Wei Yan
  • Wu, Le-Chin
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Xiao, Juzhen
  • Hou, Xiaoxian
  • Zhang, Aijia
  • Cai, Mingliang
  • Cheshire, Godfrey
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
236
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
804
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Gangs
  • Crime
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures, Chinese
  • Gangs
  • Foreign films
  • Mandarin dialect films
  • Taiwanese language films
  • Taiwan
Technique
live action
Label
A brighter summer day, 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 ; executive producers, Jan Hung-Tze, Jiang Feng-Chyi ; directed by Edward Yang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • DVD release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features film critic Tony Rayns); Chang Chen (new interview where the actor discusses 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: 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition, DVD edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (236 min.)
Isbn
9781681431222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515170512
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2597D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937408401
  • 1031037
  • (OCoLC)ocn937408401
  • 1031037
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A brighter summer day, 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 ; executive producers, Jan Hung-Tze, Jiang Feng-Chyi ; directed by Edward Yang
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • DVD release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features film critic Tony Rayns); Chang Chen (new interview where the actor discusses 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: 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition, DVD edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (236 min.)
Isbn
9781681431222
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515170512
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2597D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937408401
  • 1031037
  • (OCoLC)ocn937408401
  • 1031037
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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