Region: Taiwan

2007 TIFF Day 8

Gus Van Sant’s Paranoid Park, Lee Kang-sheng’s Help Me Eros, Nanouk Leopold’s Wolfsbergen, and Alessandro Capone’s L’Amour Cache.

Sep 22, 2007
Category: Festivals, Film, Film Responses

The Skywalk is Gone (2002)

The Skywalk is Gone is like a little gift to all of us who have followed Tsai’s career, and I’m thrilled that Wellspring included it on the DVD release of Goodbye, Dragon Inn.

Feb 19, 2005
Category: Film, Film Responses

More from Toronto

In his on-going reportage from the Toronto film festival, J. Robert Parks has posted a full-length review of Tsai’s Good Bye, Dragon Inn.

Sep 12, 2003
Category: Film

Great Directors: Tsai Ming-liang

This essay was orignally published at Senses of Cinema.

May 22, 2003
Category: Essays, Film

What Time Is It There? (2001)

All three characters in What Time is It There? represent Tarkovsky’s ideal — those who are “outwardly static, but inwardly charged with energy by an overriding passion” — and that passion alone is reason enough to watch.

Nov 2, 2002
Category: Film, Film Responses

Good Men, Good Women (1995)

The first cut in Good Men, Good Women establishes several dichotomies that, over the next 100 minutes, are beautifully dismantled for explicitly political purposes.

Oct 21, 2002
Category: Film, Film Responses

Vive L’Amour (1994)

Walker Percy characterizes the 20th century American novel as a recurring investigation of “the essential loneliness of man.” It’s hardly an original conceit, but I was reminded of it constantly yesterday as I watched Vive L’Amour.

Dec 2, 2001
Category: Film, Film Responses