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Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Taiwan, Japan, 1999)

Directed by Edward Yang. This story follows the individual lives of the Jian family: NJ Jian, his wife Min-Min, and their two kids who share their Taipei apartment with Min-Min's elderly mother. Due to many circumstances, the entire family is forced to re-evaluate who they are and what their lives have become. 173 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards
Cannes Film Festival - Best Director
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards - Best Foreign Language Film
National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA - Best Film
New York Film Critics Circle Awards - Best Foreign Language Film
Reviews and articles: Leiwei Li, David "Yi yi : reflections on reflexive modernity in Taiwan." In: Chinese films in focus II / edited by Chris Berry. Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; London : [Published] on behalf of British Film Institute, 2008. (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.C4 C463 2008)
Awards Cannes Film Festival - Best Director Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards - Best Foreign Language Film National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA - Best Film New York Film Critics Circle Awards - Best Foreign Language FilmReviews and articles: Leiwei Li, David "Yi yi : reflections on reflexive modernity in Taiwan." In: Chinese films in focus II / edited by Chris Berry. Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; London : [Published] on behalf of British Film Institute, 2008. (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.C4 C463 2008)

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