4.2
118 Ratings

In the Heat of the Sun

Yangguang Canlan de Rizi

Directed by Jiang Wen
China, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

In the Heat of the Sun remains largely unknown outside of China. Jiang Wen and writer Wang Shuo collaborated on this 1994 feature about coming-of-age in 1970s Beijing.

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In the Heat of the Sun
Directed by Jiang Wen

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1994 | 2 wins including: Best Actor (Yu Xia) (In Competition)

1994 | Golden Lion

Golden Horse Film Festival

1996 | 6 wins including: Best Feature Film

1996 | 2 nominations including: Best Leading Actress

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