SMC Pod #130: Edward Yang’s A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY + International Noir

Secret Movie Club Podcast

Dec 16 2022 • 39 mins

The Secret Movie Club Team (Connor Lloyd Crews, Edwin Gomez, Daniel Ott, and Craig Hammill) delves into Edward Yang’s 1991 masterpiece, A Brighter Summer Day, a sprawling four-hour Taiwanese crime film about teen gangs in 1950s Taipei. The Team also investigates other international movies with some noir in them! Craig loves Almodóvar’s Live Flesh. Daniel goes back to classic Korean film, The Housemaid. Connor brings up High & Low and half-remembers some other Kurosawa noirs. And – shocker – Edwin talks about Jackie Chan!