Edward Yang

Yi Yi

Yi Yi

The extraordinary, internationally embraced Yi Yi (A One and a Two . . .), directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral. Whether chronicling middle-age father NJ’s tentative flirtations with an old flame or precocious young son Yang-Yang’s attempts at capturing reality with his beloved camera, the filmmaker deftly imbues every gorgeous frame with a compassionate clarity. Warm, sprawling, and dazzling, this intimate epic is one of the undisputed masterworks of the new century.

Film Info

  • Edward Yang
  • Taiwan
  • 2000
  • 173 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • Mandarin
  • Spine #339

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • Newly restored digital transfer, with DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring writer-director Edward Yang and Asian-cinema critic Tony Rayns
  • Video interview with Rayns about Yang and the New Taiwan Cinema movement
  • U.S. theatrical trailer
  • Original English subtitle translation by Yang and Rayns
  • PLUS: A new essay by Kent Jones and notes from the director

New cover design by Eric Skillman, photograph by Andre Constantini

Purchase Options

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • Newly restored digital transfer, with DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring writer-director Edward Yang and Asian-cinema critic Tony Rayns
  • Video interview with Rayns about Yang and the New Taiwan Cinema movement
  • U.S. theatrical trailer
  • Original English subtitle translation by Yang and Rayns
  • PLUS: A new essay by Kent Jones and notes from the director

New cover design by Eric Skillman, photograph by Andre Constantini

Yi Yi
Cast
Nianzhen Wu
NJ Jian
Elaine Jin
Min-Min
Issey Ogata
Mr. Ota
Kelly Lee
Ting-Ting
Jonathan Chang
Yang-Yang
Xisheng Chen
A-Di
Credits
Director
Edward Yang
Producer
Shinya Kawai
Producer
Naoko Tsukeda
Associate producers
Osamu Kubota
Associate producers
Weiyen Yu
Cinematography
Weihan Yang
Lighting
Longyu Li
Editing
Bowen Chen
Sound
Duzhi Du
Music
Kaili Peng
Art direction
Zhengkai Wang

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