'A Brighter Summer Day': shot with amateurs on a low budget, 4-hour epic shows Taiwan at the start of the '60s

Document author(s):
G. Allen Johnson
Document source:
San Francisco Chronicle
Publication date:
2010 Sep 16
Document language:
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
96 Hours, p.20
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
Taiwan, Province of China
Film language(s):
Film production company:
Balfour, Jane, Films Ltd., ICA, and Yang & His Gang Filmmakers
Film genre(s):
Drama, Feature, and Romance
Film subject(s):
  • Taiwan -- Social life and customs -- 1960 -- Drama
  • Teenage boys -- Taiwan -- Drama

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