One of the most remarkable films at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, Yi Yi (A One and a Two) is universally regarded by critics as one of the year's best films. This many-layered, sophisticated film looks into contemporary family life in Taipei and focuses on the story of a typical middle-class family. Yi Yi is the work of a concerned artist who raises questions about how we will face the future as technology changes our lives. In this refined sociological study on modern Asia, it is the mysterious and courageous child who embodies hope for the future. 1999, Taiwan, in Taiwanese, Mandarin, and Japanese with English subtitles, 35mm, color, 173 minutes.
The theatrical run of Yi Yi (A One and a Two) begins at Oak Street Cinema on May 11. For details, call 612.331.3134.
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