Tsai Ming-liang

A State of Uncertainty: Tsai Ming-liang on Days

By Darren Hughes / March 20, 2020

There’s no exact precedent for the long creative collaboration between Tsai Ming-liang and Lee Kang-sheng. In 1991, as the story goes, Tsai stepped out of a screening of a David Lynch movie and spotted Lee sitting on a motorbike outside of an arcade.

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Master Shots: Tsai Ming-liang’s Late Digital Period

By Blake Williams / August 30, 2013

By Blake Williams The title of Tsai Ming-liang’s tenth feature Stray Dogs bears a fairly conspicuous resemblance to a key metaphor from Laozi’s 6th-century Chinese philosophical text Tao Te Ching, which allegorizes man’s relationship with the heavens as that of a straw dog and the one who created it. Literally a dog-shaped figure made out…

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TIFF Day 5: Antiviral | The Capsule/Walker | The Deflowering of Eva van End | Gone Fishing | The Impossible | Passion | The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology | Tout ce que tu possèdes | What Richard Did

By cscope2 / September 10, 2012

Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg, Canada)—Special Presentation By John Semley Maybe the most frustrating thing about the debut by David Cronenberg’s twenty-aught son is that calling it “Cronenbergian” doesn’t really work: it’s less a value judgment on its glaring paternal influences than a statement of fact. To be sure, Brandon Cronenberg has inherited more than a genetic…

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