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I Watched a Film Today //pt. 1// "A Brighter Summer Day"

(I watched this a few days ago,  but it’s taken me a while to process it)

Any film that is 4 hours long needs to have a damn good reason to be, and  117 more words

Opinion

Yi Yi (2000)

Dir. Edward Yang, Cin. Wei-han Yang
in Taiwanese Mandarin, Japanese, and English;
173 minutes.

Yi Yi shows, with brilliantly composed shots that linger on screen and in my the mind’s eye, all of life in so many of its stages all at once. 96 more words

Movies

Yi Yi

★★★★★

Following a year in the life of a middle-class Taiwanese family, the late Edward Yang’s Yi Yi – his final feature – is a profoundly intimate expression of finding beauty in the everyday and meaning in the mundane. 115 more words

Films

2017: My Year in Film

Following in the footsteps of last year, 2017 proved to be yet another year of minimal film viewing. Part of this, like 2016, was due to the disappointingly short list of newly released films I hoped to see. 1,371 more words

Edward Yang

Scraps: "A Brighter Summer Day"

Director: Edward Yang
Cinematographer: Hui Kung Chang & Longyu Zhang

  • Masterful and contemplative, an important film that lingers with you long after the viewing.
  • Tensions of time, history and family life in an uncertain time.
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Scraps

COFIB: The End

This weekend, the very last edition of the COFIB film seminars in Neerpelt took place. The seminar focused on great ‘last films’.

Afgelopen weekend vond in het Dommelhof te Neerpelt het COFIB*-weekend plaats, een filmseminarie dat een cinefiel publiek uit Vlaanderen en Nederland verzamelt om zeven films en vier lezingen bij te wonen. 182 more words

Cinema