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In this Taiwanese the director retells an incident that happened during his school days. A fourteen-year-old boy is caught murdering his girlfriend. He finds out that his girlfriend is somehow involved with a teenager who is a gang member. The gang leader and his girlfriend are in two different gangs. Their relationship threatens their lives if found associating with each other. The movie places the murder under a political theme for the time period in Taiwan. The film's original Taiwanese is translated as "The Murder Incident of the Boy on Guling Street."

A Brighter Summer Day is an Crime, Drama, Romance movie that was released in 1991 and has a run time of 3 hr 57 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.4 and a MetaScore of 90.

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Not Rated
| 1991 | 3 hr 57 min | 8.4/10 | 90/100
Cast
Chen Chang, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang, Elaine Jin
Director
Edward Yang
Language
English
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Also directed by Edward Yang