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Yi Yi

Director: Edward Yang Run Time: 173 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2000 Language: Mandarin with English subtitles

Starring: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata

Set in Taiwan, the film follows the lives of the Jian family from the alternating perspectives of the three main family members: father N.J. (Nien-Jen Wu), teenage daughter Ting-Ting (Elaine Jin) and young son Yang-Yang (Issei Ogata). N.J., disgruntled with his current job, attempts to court the favor of a prominent video game company while Ting-Ting and Yang-Yang contend with the various trials of youth, all while caring for N.J.’s mother-in-law, who lies in a coma.