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Yi Yi and Two Other Films of Edward Yang

I’ve watched 4 films from Edward Yang in total. The adventure started with Yi Yi and continued to A Bright Summer Day. The latter disappointed me greatly thus I stopped watching his films.  493 more words


The Terrorizers

(Dir. Edward Yang, Taiwan, 1986)

Missed Connections

Before he diagnosed Taiwan’s tumultuous history through the eyes of teen street gangs with A Brighter Summer Day… 977 more words


#879 Taipei Story (1985)

#879 Taipei Story

1985 // Taiwan // Edward Yang

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A City of Disillusion

Taipei Story, the second feature by the Taiwanese auteur Edward Yang, has been Yang’s most obscure work to see for quite some time due to its inaccessibility. 702 more words

Criterion Collection

#339 Yi Yi (2000)

#339 Yi Yi

 2000 // Taiwan // Edward Yang

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The Rearward View of Life

Near the end of the film… 956 more words

Criterion Collection

A Living and Breathing ‘Taipei Story’

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

Edward Yang’s 1985 feature “Taipei Story” presents the city of Taipei from a very relatable, human perspective that is definitively middle-class. 486 more words


Moving pictures 2017, #14

I’ve done it again – not a single US film in this half-dozen, well, seven, to be precise. In fact, not a single Anglophone movie. Instead, we have Romanian, Schweizerdeutsch, Polish, Russian, Mandarin/Taiwanese, and Kurdish. 1,898 more words


10-year commemorative retrospective of Edward Yang at the 41th HKIFF

The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival (April 11th – 25th, 2017) will present a full retrospective of Edward Yang. Audience attending the festival will enjoy this rare opportunity to watch his seven feature films, including the newly restored classic Taipei Story (1985) and A Brighter Summer Day (1991). 739 more words