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Yi Yi: Nostalgia upon diaspora

  • Xiaofei Hao
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Part of the Film und Bewegtbild in Kultur und Gesellschaft book series (BKG)

Abstract

Edward Yang’s last piece of filmic work before he passed away Yi Yi (A one and a Two) could be seen as the re-expression of Yang’s perception of city life. In the film he combines the time-space (in German: Zeitraum) with the alternation of characters’ encounters. At the same time he probes into the relation between humans and outer physical spaces and outlines the social cultural identity.

Keywords

Residential Building Main Sequence Human Character Taipei City Narrative Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Tourism ManagementSun Yat-Sen UniversityGuangzhouChina

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