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A Brighter Summer Day 1991

a.k.a 牯嶺街少年殺人事件

A Brighter Summer Day Director : Edward Yang

A Brighter Summer Day Plot

A boy experiences first love, friendships and injustices growing up in 1960s Taiwan.
A Brighter Summer Day is a crime, drama movie starring Chang Chen, Lisa Yang, Elaine Jin and Chen Shiang-Chyi. It is directed by Edward Yang.

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In Taipei, a student in junior high, Xiao Si'r, fails a class and is forced to attend night school. This upsets his father, a career government worker, who is aware of the delinquency rampant among night school students and worries that it will affect Si'r. The next morning, Si'r and his father listen to a radio broadcast listing students accepted into various schools in Taipei.

A year later, Si'r, along with his best friend, Cat, is spying on the filming of a period drama in a movie studio. Caught by a guard in the rafters, they steal his flashlight and flee the studio, returning to their school. Si'r, noticing movement in a darkened classroom, turns on the flashlight and...

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