• iksvecjart


    Edward Yang's "Yi Yi" is a delicate and patient portrayal of life itself. It sounds portentous, and if directed by someone else, it could turn out wildly differently, into something spiritual ("The Tree of Life" comes to mind). However, the film grounds itself in the purest reality; that of familial bonds. It's a film which explores what it is to be a child, a teenager, and an adult. It's about something as intimate as family, and yet it is also…