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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
1,512
Favs
217
Dislikes
17
Favs/checks
14.4% (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
    7 years 6 months ago
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  3. IamZlatan's avatar

    IamZlatan

    a must watch 10 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 #3 in BIFF's Asian Cinema 100
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  3. This movie ranks #12 in HKFA's The Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures
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  4. This movie ranks #55 in Arts & Faith's Top 100 Films
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  5. This movie ranks #91 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #121 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #124 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  8. This movie ranks #133 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  9. This movie ranks #216 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  10. This movie ranks #294 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  11. This movie ranks #380 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #399 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  13. This movie ranks #657 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  14. This movie ranks #827 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #869 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  16. This movie ranks #944 in The Criterion Collection
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