Directed by Edward Yang
"The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."
Log #235: Taipei Story
Remained unreleased in France until 2017, Edward Yang’s second feature length film Taipei Story tells us the story of a couple on a break down after that one in the couple loses his job.
Already with his second feature, Yang imposed himself as an important director in Taïwan, with a very strong and melancholic work. Edward Yang shows how sincere and great the interactions between the characters are in his films, and Taipei Story doesn’t make an exception.
Yang also portrays the city of Taipei amazingly, and he knows how to make it look stifling. Every frame of the film is…