Yi Yi

Yi Yi



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Yi Yi Reviews

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Nick Rogers

Blending the Coen Brothers' karmic rubicon with Robert Altman's ensemble heart, "Yi Yi" scratches the identifiable itch to reach out for what we've loved, set free and had come back, perhaps still not meant to be: jobs, lovers, freedoms, opportunities.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/4

December 15, 2010
Emanuel Levy

One of the best films of the decade, Yi Yi, Edward Yang's most accessible (and very last) film is a fluent, charming and precise family portrait that celebrates ordinary life with all its joys and chaos.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A

December 29, 2009
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

A heartfelt and involving family drama to which even the most subtitle-wary moviegoer could relate.

Full Review Source: City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

August 21, 2009
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Every beat and every image and every cut and every note feels like a part of a whole. It is a total movie.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

March 31, 2008
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

The final moments left me thunderstruck, as deeply moved as I've ever been by a film. Yi Yi accumulates moments of truth and insight until it glows with importance.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: A+

January 15, 2005
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

'With numerous plotlines that move from middle-aged longing and teen romance to cutthroat business, Yang has created a deeply moving examination of a home in turmoil.'

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 3/5

January 22, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

One of the best films of the year, Edward Yang's Yi Yi combines a diagnosis of modern times with seemingly old-fashioned 'literary' storytelling - scene by scene it's slow, character-focused and dense with realistic detail, while the sprawling, coincidenc

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

September 13, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This one is a masterpiece, despite being as inexplicable as a great work of music sometimes is.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A+

April 21, 2002
David Cornelius

Yi Yi is a rare work of beauty, a thoughtful, touching, compelling study of humanity that demands to be seen.

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 5/5

April 16, 2002
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

There's no question it's a soap opera, but a most charming and involving one.

July 13, 2001
Andrew Howe

The film is underpinned by Nien-Jen Wu's magnificent performance.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 7, 2001
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Life-affirming in the most genuine, respectful and least mechanical sense.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

May 21, 2001
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Seldom has a film so richly awarded patient filmgoers.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 10/10

May 18, 2001
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

As rich and complex as a terrific novel, and you'll fall into the story just like you fall into a good book.

May 14, 2001
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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The artistry is undeniable -- tough insights blended with graceful compassion, gloomy certainties flecked with rays of hope.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 4/4

May 14, 2001
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

So compassionate and heart-felt that you're virtually guaranteed to think, 'I have felt that way, too' while you watch it. Probably more than once.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

May 14, 2001
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

One of the best films of 2000....This wonderfully conceived and executed film reveals the subtle ways people reach out for each other.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

May 10, 2001
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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A marvel of delicacy and humor.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

May 8, 2001
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

A humanistic masterwork.

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

May 2, 2001
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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This intimate family portrait peels away layer after layer of unspoken truth and hidden life.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

April 26, 2001
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