How old was Chang Chen in his first movie: A Brighter Summer Day?

Chang Chen was 13 in A Brighter Summer Day when he played the character 'Xiao Si'r (Zhang Zhen)'.

That was over 33 years ago in 1991.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 47, and has starred in 47 movies in total, 44 of those since A Brighter Summer Day was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In A Brighter Summer Day, I think Chang Chen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Edward Yang has worked with Chang Chen a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Chang Chen's first movie was as 'Xiao Si'r (Zhang Zhen)' in A Brighter Summer Day, released in 1991 when he was 13
  • A Brighter Summer Day scores 8.29 out of 10 on TMDB.

Chang Chen's other movies