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Knife and Camera: Modern Displacement in the Work of Edward Yang

The late Edward Yang is among the most fastidious and precise of all observers of human nature. His films are not so much character studies as they are metaphysical documents of the intersection between the social and the personal, the external and the internal. 2,004 more words


7.27.2014 Yi Yi

I come back to this every couple of years and it is a wonderful cleanser. This film could be accused of being bloated, and yet the precision with which it sketches these individuals makes it feel just right. 66 more words