Blu-ray, Digital Release: Better Days

Digital, Blu-ray Release Date: May 5, 2020
Price: Blu-ray $19.59
Studio: Well Go USA


A bullied teenage girl forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man who protects her from her assailants– all while she copes with the pressures of her final examinations—in the Chinese drama-thriller Better Days.

Nian finds her life at a standstill when facing relentless bullying from her peers as she prepares for her college entrance exam. Fate brings her together with small-time criminal Bei, but before they can retreat into a world of their own, both are dragged into the middle of a murder investigation that will change their lives forever.

Directed Derek Kwok-Cheung Tsang (Soulmate) and starring Zhou Dongyu (Kung Fu MonsterThe Thousand Faces of DunjiaSoulmate) and C-pop superstar Jackson Yee (TFboys, GG Bond: Guarding), Better Days is currently rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, with an audience score of 97%.  Additionally, it won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress at the 2020 Hong Kong Directors Guild Awards.

Bonus materials on the unrated Better Days include a “making-of” featurette.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.