' A Brighter Summer Day ' er opkaldt efter et Elvis-omkvæd, og filmen er den måske mest tilgængelige af Yangs film, bl.a. fordi den lader hånt om den. A Trailer for Edward Yang's film A Brighter Summer Day. Reviews taken from A.V. Club. A Trailer for Edward Yang's film A Brighter Summer Day. Reviews taken from A.V. Club. Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, A Brighter Summer Day is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender. Yes, it's four hours long, but this rarely seen Edward Yang film evokes the heartache Chang Chen and Lisa Yang in A Brighter Summer Day. A Brighter Summer Day is a Taiwanese drama film directed by Edward Yang. The film is an extraordinarily large project for a Chinese-language film, not Plot · Cast · Production · Release.