Displaced, disaffected and desperate to connect

Document author(s):
A. O. Scott
Document source:
New York Times
Publication date:
2011 Nov 25
Document language:
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
Document name subject:
Yang Teh-ch'ang, Elvis Presley, Chang Chen, and Lisa Yang
Document contains:
bibliography, box info, and production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
France, Italy, Japan, Taiwan, Province of China, and United States
Film language(s):
English, Hokkien, Italian, and Mandarin
Film production company:
AtomFilms, Balfour, Jane, Films Ltd., Cité Films, ICA, Nemuru Otoko Seisaku Iinkai, Omega Project, Peg-Film, Roma, Pony Canyon Inc., Warner Bros., and Yang & His Gang Filmmakers
Film genre(s):
Drama, Family, Feature, Juvenile delinquency, Melodrama, Romance, and Youth
Film subject(s):
  • Family life -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Family life -- United States -- Drama
  • Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama
  • Neuroses in adolescence -- Drama
  • Parent and child -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Photography -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Prostitution -- United States -- Drama
  • Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- Social Life and Customs -- Drama
  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Film and video adaptations
  • Taiwan -- Social life and customs -- 1960 -- Drama
  • Teenage boys -- Taiwan -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- United States -- Drama
  • Young men -- Italy -- Drama

A PDF of this document is available

Materials from the BAMPFA Film Library and Study Center’s CineFiles project may be protected by U.S. copyright, and possibly other statutes, even if no copyright symbol appears. Please be advised that we are providing these materials for personal study purposes only, following sections 107 (Fair Use) and 108 (Reproduction by Libraries and Archives) of the U.S. Copyright Act; please contact the publisher to obtain permission for any other type of use.

In order to access these materials, you must create a free account and indicate that you acknowledge and will comply with these terms. Please click below to sign up; once you have logged in, you will be able to access this document.

Sign me up! Log in