A One and a Two a.k.a. Yi Yi
Dir: Edward Yang
2000, Mandarin, 173 mins, DCP
Cast: Wu Nien-Jen, Jonathan Chang, Elaine Jin, Kelly Lee
A decade after A Brighter Summer Day , Yang again used a family to scrutinize 21st century Taipei life. Mom wants to take time off in the monastery; and Pa, in a mid-life crisis, meets his first love again. Little Brother suddenly finds his classmate adorable. Traumatised by adolescent love, Older Sister receives comfort from the miraculously awaken Grandma. The title reminds us to look at life’s complexity in an easy way, last words from the master.
2000 Cannes Film Festival, Best Director
Lecture: approximately 1 hour. Conducted in Cantonese.
Edward Yang , 1 0 -year Commemoration
Full House 12/11/2017 (Sun)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- The Grand Cinema (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- Broadway Hollywood (Venue)
- UA Cine Moko (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Grand Windsor Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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