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Yi Yi, 2000, Edward Yang

This was originally posted at Wonders in the Dark as part of their Adolescence and Childhood Countdown.

The term “family epic” is not often used to describe a film, not even an art film (at least not post-Ozu). 1,149 more words


57. A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

By Marilyn Ferdinand

The immigrant experience has been fertile ground for many and sundry films throughout the decades, from David Butler’s Delicious (1931) and George Stevens’ I Remember Mama (1948), to Michael Mann’s The Last of the Mohicans (1992) and James Gray’s… 1,328 more words

Genre Countdown: Childhood Films

7.15.2015 The Terrorizers

Finally getting to more Yang. This movie was great. It really makes you work to put everything together, but that adds to the looming tension throughout. 35 more words

Terrorizers and What Time Is It There?

Terrorizers by Edward Yang and What Time Is It There? by Tsai Ming-Liang are two movies that both depict urban alienation of Taiwanese. These two movies both emphasize the conflict between repetition and contingency and the ambiguity of reality and illusion. 955 more words

Taiwan Cinema

Yi Yi

Edward Yang’s film ‘Yi Yi: A One And A Two’ is the cinematic equivalent of novels like Middlemarch and Anna Karenina. Whilst firmly orientated in the domestic realm, it is epic in scale, portraying the lives of a diverse selection of characters with each one given equal depth. 1,107 more words



Director of Photography: Chan Chang

Director: Edward Yang

Perfect Shots

“I really don’t play favorites with my own films because I already feel lucky enough just being able to make a film in Taiwan. So every time I get behind the camera, all of my energy and effort is concentrated there.

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