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Ratings & Reviews

  1. xuxuxush's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    while it started out with alot of aesthetic promise, it eventually devolved into a chaotic, incoherent, self-indulgent, male gazey, uncritical glorification of the cultural revolution...w/ pointless and showy formal moves derivative of european arthouse, and toxic masculinity all throughout. Also—the main character was eerily stoic for a teenage boy (possibly sociopathic) and very hard to sympathize with.

  2. kiptok's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

  3. Max Chervin's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    It's fantastic. Even though it's localized to a specific time and place, the adolescence depicted reminded me of my own memories of that time in my life

  4. brigadeofjoy's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    rapists should die and burn in hell

  5. Muraki's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    to be more certain, this film is a simple representation of a period of life which is visualized and narrated by the narrative.

  6. ionosonde's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    unreliable narrator remembers one summer spent in beijing during his youth. i liked it.

  7. José Neves's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    As Hsien's "The Boys from Fengkuei", Yang's "A Brighter Summer Day" or Sômai's "Typhoon Club", adolescence is a non-factual territory of remembrance where the spirit of the novel is associated with an adventurous detail of narrative, giving us a rigorous and fair formal exercise that seems totally free. And unexpectedly, we discover a teenager drift like any other, under the background of the Cultural Revolution.

  8. Brendan's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

  9. apollonouta's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

  10. David Grillo's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    Cultural revolution as summertime providence. A coming of age comedy full of slices of life, elliptical memories, movie references, Soviet inspired montage, and fringes of dream logic. Sure to turn any other retelling of the revolution on its head.

  11. Pelayo Knoxville's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    Pieza clave en la carrera del director chino Wen Jiang, 'In the Heat of the Sun' nos trae la historia del joven pandillero Ma Xiaojun que por azares del destino se enamora de la hermosa Mi Lan, muchacha mayor que él y de perversa reputación. Film nostálgico y emotivo, alejado del cine de la quinta generación china. Con un guión fresco e ingenioso basado en la aclamada novela 'Wild Beast', de Wang Shuo. Un 'must-see'.

  12. Lars Holum's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

  13. nietzschicharonsky's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    that one particular scene......... damn...

  14. David Liu's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    The death of the Fifth Generation (and what a glorious death it is).

  15. Mathieu Langlois's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

  16. S ∀ N S Y Ξ U X's rating of the film In the Heat of the Sun

    I wish to see this on a bigger screen on a date.