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Girlfriend Boyfriend Reviews

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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The shift from social portrait to domestic soap opera practically negates the democratic message of the first section, but Yang's stylish filmmaking is impressive throughout.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 9, 2012
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Though Mr. Yang paints a colorful portrait of a country grappling with new freedoms, his real triumph is a moving and complex love triangle that will configure and reconfigure into adulthood.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 2, 2012
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Most vivid in its early years, as we see the students bursting with energy and promise.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 2, 2012
Monica Castillo
Boston Phoenix

Complicated but compelling, the film also struggles a bit with Yang's erratic direction, but that flaw mirrors the indecisiveness of Liam himself, who is played engagingly by Joseph Chang.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

August 1, 2012
Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice
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A celebration of (and cautionary tale about) personal and political freedom.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 1, 2012
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Ya-che Yang's prodigious command of his material suggests an intuitive understanding of film's ability to evoke sensations beyond sight and sound.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 1, 2012
Don Groves

Taiwanese drama offers a romantic triangle with a novel twist.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2012
Joe Leydon
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While attempting to chart the evolving parameters of a romantic triangle over two decades of Taiwan's tumultuous societal upheavals, Yang fails to adequately explore either the personal or the political aspects of his drama.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 6, 2012
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
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In wanting to make a film that is both about sweeping societal change and small-scale personal relationships, Yang has missed on both counts.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 3, 2012
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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"Girlfriend Boyfriend" starts as a comedy, but quickly turns into a soap opera with too many subplots.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

August 3, 2012
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Taiwanese nationalism provides a weird backdrop to a moody romantic triangle that stretches out over three decades.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 2, 2012
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