Foreword by Janet Yellen
Part of the Citi Series on Asian Arts and Culture.
Faces of Tsai Ming-Liang Film Series
1994, 118 min., 35mm.
In Mandarin with English subtitles
Three characters cross paths in a vacant Taipei apartment without ever really connecting. Vive L'Amour reveals the isolation urban dwellers experience despite sharing the same claustrophobic space. The memorable end evokes the sense of ennui and urban decay that permeates Antonioni’s films.
Short post-screening Q&A with director Tsai Ming-Liang and actor Lee Kang-Sheng.
Venice International Film Festival – Golden Lion Award
Golden Horse Film Festival – Best Director Award, Best Film Award
“The finest – the most rigorous, the most disciplined, the most fully thought and felt.”—Robin Wood, Film International
Click here for complete information on the Faces of Tsai Ming-Liang film series (November 13-21), co-presented with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
This film series is funded, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts.
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