• MayaDeren_fan

    ★★★½

    A film about connection and generational relations; it takes half of its runtime to actually connect with it, but sure enough the audience is invested.

    I wasn't head-over-heels for Yi Yi, as many are, but I can definitely see what draws so many people to it.

    The sound design in particular surprised me, amplifying the minutiae of urban life, equal in volume compared to the dialogue. As one does not expect this harmony of sound amplification from the beginning, it…

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