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Yi yi (2000)  link to Yi yi on IMDb

Number: 920

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IMDB Rating: star star star star star star star star star star

Country: Taiwan, 173 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Mandarin, Japanese

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director: Edward Yang

Cast: Nien-Jen Wu (as N.J.), Elaine Jin (as Min-Min), Issei Ogata (as Mr. Ota), Kelly Lee (as Ting-Ting), Jonathan Chang (as Yang-Yang)

Medium: BluRay Disc

Plot Outline:
Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life's meaning as they live through everyday quandaries. NJ is morose: his brother owes him money, his mother is in a coma, his wife suffers a spiritual crisis when she finds her life a blank, his business partners make bad decisions against his advice, and he reconnects with his first love 30 years after he dumped her. His teenage daughter Ting-Ting watches emotions roil in their neighbors' flat and is experiencing the first stirrings of love. His 8-year-old son Yang-Yang is laconic like his dad and pursues truth with the help of a camera. "Why is the world so different from what we think it is?" asks Ting-Ting.

Comments: Criterion Collection;UPC717715069410;;Criterion Collection - Spine #339;

Loaned: No

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