牯嶺街少年殺人事件 / 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 ; directed by Edward Yang.

Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian / 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 ; directed by Edward Yang.
DVD
Published 2016
Item Details
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.

ISBN:
9781681431222
168143122X
Description:
3 videodiscs (236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
digital optical mono Dolby
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Other Title:
Brighter summer day
Container of (work): Bai ge ji hua (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Likely consequence.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture 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.
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: 白鴿計劃 = 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.
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.
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.
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
In Mandarin and Taiwanese, with optional subtitles in English.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2597DDVD
CC2597D
CC2597D-1
CC2597D-2
CC2597D-3
11519283
Series:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 804.
The Criterion collection
The Criterion collection ; 804
Subjects:
Crime -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Nineteen sixties -- Drama.
Teenagers -- Taiwan -- Drama.
Genre:
Coming-of-age films.
Crime films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Cai, Mingliang, 1957- interviewee (expression)
Chen, Bowen, 1953- editor of moving image work.
Cheshire, Godfrey, writer of supplementary textual content.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Hong, Hong, 1964- screenwriter.
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- interviewee (expression)
Janus Films, film distributor.
Jin, Yanling, actor.
Ke, Yulun, 1977- actor.
Lai, Mingtang, 1911-1984, screenwriter.
Li, Longyu, director of photography.
Rayns, Tony, commentator.
Wang, Bosen, actor.
Wang, Juan, 1963- actor.
Xiao, Juzhen, 1972- film director.
Yang, Dechang, 1947-2007, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Yang, Lisa, actor.
Yang, Shunqing, 1965- screenwriter.
Yu, Weiyan, film producer.
Zhan, Hongzhi, film producer.
Zhang, Aijia, 1953- interviewee (expression)
Zhang, Guozhu, 1937- actor.
Zhang, Han, 1974- actor.
Zhang, Huigong, director of photography.
Zhang, Zhen, 1976 October 14- actor.
余爲彥, film producer.
侯孝賢, 1947- interviewee (expression)
张艾嘉, 1953- interviewee (expression)
张震, 1976 October 14- actor.
張國柱, 1937- actor.
張惠恭, director of photography.
張翰, 1974- actor.
李龍禹, director of photography.
柯宇綸, 1977- actor.
楊德昌, 1947-2007, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
楊順清, 1965- screenwriter.
王娟, 1963 August 6- actor.
蔡明亮, 1957- interviewee (expression)
蕭菊貞, 1972- film director.
詹宏志, film producer.
賴銘棠, 1911-1984, screenwriter.
金燕玲, actor.
陳博文, 1953- editor of moving image work.
鴻鴻, 1964- screenwriter.
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