Hot Summer Days
Hot Summer Days (2010)

This Cantonese-language ensemble drama from directors Tony Chan and Shya Wing transpires during the hottest summer in Hong Kong history, where numerous stories magically intersect. While a young female factory worker asks her romantic… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 1, 2010
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

Unlike the similarly multi-strand Valentine's Day, Hot Summer Days has heart, however overstated most of its action.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out

It's less a film than one long advertisement for itself -- and for the fact that mindless entertainment truly knows no borders.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Sure, the film sometimes gets too syrupy - hey, it's a date movie - but the way this tale finally ties into one of the others is sublime.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

While the film is slight, predictable, and familiar, it's great popcorn fare.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Hot Summer Days makes a lukewarm case for global warming. It's a better argument that the production of mindless fluff is not just limited to Hollywood

Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Each rising sun ignites a surge of manic hysteria that weaves these tormented, forlorn characters through a clumsy plot riddled with cliché and predictability.

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