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A.k.a.
A Brighter Summer Day
Year
1991
Runtime
237 min.
Director
Edward Yang
Genres
Crime, Drama, Romance
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
3,074
Checks
1,112
Favs
167
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
15.0% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
13:1
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  1. Melvelet's avatar

    Melvelet

    I'm not put off by the length but rather the video and audio quality...it's been restored by World Cinema Foundation half a decade ago and still no decent release?!

    EDIT: Thanks Criterion <3
    4 years 7 months ago
  2. Tiago Costa's avatar

    Tiago Costa

    5 /5 2 years 4 months ago
  3. IamZlatan's avatar

    IamZlatan

    a must watch 7 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #2 in Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films
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  2. This movie ranks #12 in The Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures
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  3. This movie ranks #91 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  4. This movie ranks #127 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  5. This movie ranks #133 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  6. This movie ranks #189 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  7. This movie ranks #264 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
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  8. This movie ranks #384 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  9. This movie ranks #399 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  10. This movie ranks #652 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  11. This movie ranks #827 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #869 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  13. This movie ranks #942 in The Criterion Collection
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