Overview

The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution has caused their parents and most adults to be either busy or away. The story revolves around Monkey's dalliances with his roguish male friends and his subsequent angst-filled crush with Mi Lan.

  1. Jiang Wen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Shuo Wang

    Novel

Facts

Original Title 阳光灿烂的日子

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 1, 1994
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 2h 14m

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