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Our Time, Our Story

A Brighter Summer Day • 1h 53m

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    The following is a recording of a play cowritten and directed by Edward Yang, a satire that showcases Yang’s talent for working with young actors and his penchant for pointed social critique. The performance took place in Taipei in 1992.

  • Chen Chang on A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY

    Taiwanese actor Chen Chang was only a teenager when he got the lead role in A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY. He would go on to become a major star, appearing in such films as HAPPY TOGETHER; CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON; and THE GRANDMASTER. In this 2014 interview, Chang discusses his breakthrough debut.