Yi Yi ( A One and a Two )

Set in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, writer/director Edward Yang's acclaimed drama juxtaposes old and new, love and heartbreak as it follows the emotional travails of a family: the businessman father, tempted by the reappearance of an old flame; the mother who despairs over her own mother's illness; a daughter who seeks romance with a movie-obsessed neighbour; and a precocious son confused by the world around him.

Year: 1999
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Chinese Cinema, Best of the 1990s, Spiritual Cinema, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: Taiwan
Director: Edward Yang
Starring: Nianzhen Wu, Elaine Jin, Kelly Lee, Jonathan Chang, Issey Ogata
Duration: 173 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films



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