Better Days Reviews

December 4, 2019
The gritty reality of bullying shown in Better Days leaves a lasting impression on the audience.
December 2, 2019
Gripping, superbly performed melodrama... deeply moving if occasionally overwrought...
November 27, 2019
With all of the topics being cultivated in this 2-hour venture, it can get a bit jumbled and enervating. But exquisitely acted by Zhou Dongyu and beautifully shot, Derek Tsang's stark film doesn't hide the brutality of bullying.
November 21, 2019
Dark as Better Days gets, there's still a hopeful story about how honesty and courage and fix even the most broken systems.
November 11, 2019
While taking an emotional toll, the all-too-realistic bullying scenes also make the film more realistic and empathetic for audience members.
November 6, 2019
Three years ago, (Derek)Tsang made "Soul Mate," an enchanting tale about female friendship that offered an engrossing look at modern, urban China. Yet that film isn't quite adequate preparation for the emotional wallop of "Better Days."
October 29, 2019
Better Days may slide into somewhat hollow artfulness, but it's hard not to be moved by its genuine concerns.