yea it's one of the best movies ever made. emotional rollercoaster that feels painfully honest and realistic and made me cry my eyes out several times. absolute masterpiece and I'm super excited to see absd. yang is definitely gonna become one of my favorite directors of all time.absolutely beautiful visuals and so many memorable characters. especially yang yang he was adorable and I absolutely loved him. reminds me of magnolia at several points. kind of rambling on at this point but I didn't expect it to be THIS good.
Every night before going to sleep, I kneel at my bed and pray to Saint Anthony that I will never lose the love and affection I have for this film...
And he comes to me in a dream, and tells me I need not worry. Such a thing could never happen.
Some things, he says, are just eternal.
"My uncle says we live three times as long since man invented movies... It means movies give us twice what we get from daily life."
Edward Yang really knows how to make you feel like you've lived three lives. This was really special (and so was the little boy with the camera). I'm gonna call it now as my favorite Yang.
But I swear to god if one more person told Kenneth Lonergan (who presented this at Quad tonight) this movie reminded them of Manchester by the Sea...
35mm. Quad Cinema.
Edward Yang's heartfelt and engrossing magnum opus Yi Yi is a keenly observed, evocatively shot and scored human portrait about four generations of family that is a celebration of life and love with all of its joys and hardships.
Like with Edward Yang's other masterpiece A Brighter Summer Day, Yi Yi is an equally insightful and perceptive film about ordinary people living ordinary lives. It's a film so grand and beautiful, where every minutely placed detail accumulates into moments of…