Released in the year 2000, Yi Yi was the final film directed by influential New Taiwanese Cinema figurehead Edward Yang before his passing in 2007.

It can be said that in Yi Yi Yang’s subject matter is life itself. The film is broad in its breadth, with a large cast and a great many plot lines. In a sense it resembles a series of analects: small lessons in philosophy which Yang extrapolates via narrative. …

Christopher Atkins

Another penniless filmmaker.

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