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Program Title: In the Heat of the Sun
EASC Code: CI-04
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Jiang Wen
Producer: Manfred Wong and Liu Xiaoqing
Release Date: 1995
Running Time: 139 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: This controversial portrait of the Cultural Revolution became a box-office success in China. Starring Xia Yu, who won the Leading Actor's Award at the 1994 Venice International Film Festival, as a juvenile delinquent in 1970s Beijing. IN THE HEAT OF THE SUN is loaded with cameos of famous actors, writers, and filmmakers.
Data Entry Date: 2/21/2001