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Monday, October 27, 2008

LINKS :: TSAI Ming-liang

TSAI Ming-liang 蔡明亮 (born October 27, 1957, Ku Ching, Malaysia) = 51 yold in 2008
13 films / 12 screenplays (1st film: 1991/latest film: 2009)
INSPIRED BY : François Truffaut (Les 400 coups), Grace Chang, King Hu (Dragon Inn), Edward Yang?
C.C.C. films (strict model in red) : Visage (2009); Madame Butterfly (2008); It's a Dream (2007)v; I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006)v; The Wayward Cloud (2005)v; Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)v; The Skywalk Is Gone (2002)v; What Time Is It There? (2001)v; The Hole (1998)v; The River (1997)v; Vive L'Amour (1994)v; Rebels of the Neon God (1992)v; Boys (1991);
INFLUENCE ON : Lee Kang-sheng, Lisandro Alonso, James Lee?

Visage / Face (2009) IMDb
Madame Butterfly (2008)
It's a Dream (2007) (segment in Chacun son cinéma) IMDb
I Don't Want to Sleep Alone 黑眼圈 Hei yan quan (2006) IMDb
The Wayward Cloud 天邊一朵雲 Tian bian yi duo yun (2005) IMDb
Aquarium (2004) segment in Bem-Vindo a São Paulo IMDb
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Goodbye, Dragon Inn 不散 Bu san (2003) IMDb
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 15 Oct 2003)
  • "Fantômes chinois à Nantes" By: Elisabeth Lequeret (Cahiers du cinéma, #586, Jan 2004) [FRENCH]
  • "L'antre de l'adieu" By: Antoine Thirion (Cahiers du cinéma, #592, Jul-Aug 2004) [FRENCH]
  • Review By: Daniel Kasman (d+kaz, 20 Sept 2004)
  • "The Films in His Life" By: Nick Pinkerton (reverse shot, winter 2004)
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn: Tsai Ming-liang’s political aesthetics of nostalgia, place, and lingering.By: Kenneth Chan (Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 1.2, 2007)
  • Realism, intertextuality and humour in Tsai Ming-liang’s Goodbye, Dragon Inn.By: Chris Wood (Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 1.2, 2007)
  • Review By: Marc Raymond (Foreigner's guide to Film culture in Korea, 22 June 2008)
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The Skywalk Is Gone 天桥不见了 Tian qiao bu jian le (2002) IMDb
What Time Is It There? 你那边几点 Ni na bian ji dian (2001) IMDb
  • "Poisson" By: Charles Tesson (Cahiers du cinéma, #558, June 2001) [FRENCH]
  • "Taipei-Paris, aller-retour" By: Erwan Higuinen (Cahiers du cinéma, #558, June 2001) [FRENCH]
  • "A director treading water" By: Steve James (WSWS, 8 Sept 2001)
  • "Et là-bas, quelle heure est-il ? de Tsai Ming-liang" By: Jean-Sébastien Chauvin (Cahiers du cinéma, #561, Oct 2001) [FRENCH]
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 2002)
  • "Een Taiwanese Don Quichote" By: Mike Lebbing (Filmkrant, #231, March 2002) [DUTCH]
  • Review By: Tony Rayns (Sight and Sound, July 2002)
  • "The European Undead: Tsai Ming-liang’s Temporal Dysphoria" By: Fran Martin (Senses of cinema, June 2003)
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Fish, Underground 与神对话 A Conversation with God (2001) IMDb
The Hole 洞 Dong (1998) IMDb
  • "The hole" By: Jean-Marc Lalanne (Cahiers du cinéma, #525, June 1998) [FRENCH]
  • "Les vies du chat" By: Olivier Joyard (Cahiers du cinéma, #534, April 1999) [FRENCH]
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 2001)
  • Matsumura, Tatsuya. “Internal Borders, or De-translating the Construction of Male Homosexuality: Tsai Ming-liang’s The Hole and the Imaging of ‘Okama’ in Contemporary Japan.Paper presented at the QGrad Conference, UCLA, October 16, 2004.
  • "Love Streams" By: Jeff Reicher (reverse shot, winter 2004)
  • "Peering into the hole..." By: Fred Patton (DVD Beaver, ?)
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The River 河流 He liu (1997) IMDb
  • "Histoire d'eau" By: Jean-Marc Lalanne (Cahiers du cinéma, #516, Sept 1997) [FRENCH]
  • "City Without Tears" By: Jonathan Rosenbaum (Chicago Reader, 2000)
  • "Notes on Tsai Ming-liang's The River" By: Fiona A. Villella (Senses of cinema, 2001)
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 2001)
  • "Innerspace" By: Ken Chen (reverse shot, winter 2004)
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Vive L'Amour 愛情萬歲 Ai qing wan sui (1994) IMDb
  • "Where Is the Love? Hyperbolic Realism and Indulgence in Vive L'Amour" By: Chris Berry. Island On The Edge: Taiwan New Cinema and After. Edited by Chris Berry and Feii Lu. Hong Kong University Press, (2005).
  • "Tsai Ming-liang's Vive l'amour: Taipei's lonely souls" By: David Walsh (WSWS, 24 October 1994) cached
  • "L'amour mon cul" By: Camille Nevers (Cahiers du cinéma, #490, April 1995) [FRENCH]
  • Alienation, Aesthetic Distance, and Absorption in Tsai Mingliang's Vive L'AmourBy: Richard Read (New Formations, #40, Spring 2000)
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 2001)
  • Review By: Andrew Schenker (Not coming to a theatre near you, 10 June 2008)
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Rebels of the Neon God 青少年哪吒 Qing shao nian nuo zha (1992) IMDb
  • "Des torrents de larmes" By: Olivier Joyard (Cahiers du cinéma, #523, April 1998) [FRENCH]
  • Review By: acquarello (Strictly Film School, 2002)
  • Only ConnectBy: Nick Pinkerton (reverse shot, winter 2004)
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GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Reynaud, Bérénice, "Deux cinéastes d'Asie majeurs", Cahiers du cinéma, #490, April 1995 (on Kar-Wai Wong ; Ming-Liang Tsai) [FRENCH]
  • Jousse, Thierry, "Cinéastes chinois d'aujourd'hui", Bérénice Reynaud ; Olivier Assayas ; Pierre-Olivier Toulza ; Antoine de Baecque, Cahiers du cinéma, #497, Dec 1995 (on Kar-Wai Wong ; Stanley Kwan ; Edward Yang ; Hsiao-Ming Hsu ; Hsiao-Hsien Hou ; Ming-Liang Tsai ; Kaige Chen ; Yimou Zhang ; Wen Jiang ; Yuan Zhang ; Ying Ning) [FRENCH]
  • "Une onde mauvaise à boire. La trilogie taiwanaise de Tsai Ming-liang" By: Sandrine Marquès (revue Eclipses, #28, 1999) [FRENCH] on Rebels, Vive l'Amour & The River
  • Joyard, Olivier, "Yang Kuei-mei, dansons sous le pluie"[sic], Cahiers du cinéma, April 1999, Hors série "Made in China" [FRENCH]
  • Read, Richard, “Alienation, Aesthetic Distance and Absorption in Tsai Ming-liang's Vive l'amour”, New Formations: A Journal of Culture/Theory /Politics, 40, 2000
  • Chiwen Liu, Kate, “Family in the Postmodern 'Non-Places' in the Films by Atom Egoyan and Ming-liang Tsai”, Fu Jen Studies: Literature and Linguistics, 34, 2001
  • Jones, Kent, “Here and There: The Films of Tsai Ming-liang”, in "Movie Mutations" Ed. BFI, 1998-2002
  • Joyard, Olivier, "Auteurs, classe affaires", Cahiers du cinéma, #568, May 2002 (on Elia Suleiman ; Abbas Kiarostami ; Kar-Wai Wong ; Hsiao-Hsien Hou ; Ming-Liang Tsai) [FRENCH]
  • Chauvin, Jean-Sébastien, "Tsai réapparaît", Cahiers du cinéma, #573, Nov 2002, on The Skywalk is gone [FRENCH]
  • Ciment, Michel “Ming-liang Tsai” in "Petite planète cinématographique. 50 réalisateurs, 40 ans de cinéma, 30 pays", Paris, Ed. Stock, 2003 [FRENCH]
  • Matsumura, Tatsuya. “Internal Borders, or De-translating the Construction of Male Homosexuality: Tsai Ming-liang’s The Hole and the Imaging of ‘Okama’ in Contemporary Japan.” Paper presented at the QGrad Conference, UCLA, October 16, 2004
  • Berry, Michael. “Tsai Ming-liang: Trapped in the Past.” Speaking in Images: Interviews with Contemporary Chinese Filmmakers. New York: Columbia UP, 2005
  • Tessé, Jean-Philippe, "Berlin, petite pêche", Cahiers du cinéma, #600, April 2005 (on Yoon-ki Lee ; Ming-Liang Tsai ; Alexandre Sokourov) [FRENCH]
  • Frodon, Jean-Michel, "Tsai Ming-liang au Louvre", Cahiers du cinéma, #603, Jul-Aug 2005 [FRENCH]
  • Frodon, Jean-Michel, "Venise impériale", Stéphane Delorme, Cahiers du cinéma, #616, Oct 2006 (on Zhangke Jia ; Ming-Liang Tsai ; Johnnie To ; Kiyoshi Kurosawa ; Shinji Aoyama ; Apichatpong Weerasethakul ; Garin Nugroho ; David Lynch) [FRENCH]
  • Chan, Kenneth. “Goodbye, Dragon Inn: Tsai Ming-liang’s political aesthetics of nostalgia, place, and lingering.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 1.2 (2007)
  • Wood, Chris. “Realism, intertextuality and humour in Tsai Ming-liang’s Goodbye, Dragon Inn.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 1.2 (2007): 105–16.
  • Martin, Fran. “Introduction: Tsai Ming-liang’s intimate public worlds.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 1.2 (2007)
  • Balsom, Erika, "Saving the Image. Scale and duration in contemporary art cinema" CineAction, #72 (2007)
  • Yvette Biro, "Tender is the regard" Film Quarterly, Vol.61, n°4 (Summer 2008), P. 34-40 on Tsai's I Don't Want to Sleep Alone & JZK's Still Life
  • Saburaud, Frédéric, "Tsai Ming-liang : l'épure et la manière. Le cinéma a-minima 1" Trafic, n°72, hiver 2009
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BOOK on Tsai Ming-Liang
  • Yee Chih-yen, “New discoveries, the second new wave : overview” Trans. Sam Ho, Taiwan, Ed. Variety Publishing, 1994 (on Ang Lee ; Ming-Liang Tsai ; Hsiao-Ming Hsu ; Kuo-Fu Chen)
  • Rivière, Danièle. “Tsaï Ming-liang. Repérages” Trans. Andrew Rothwell "Scoutings". Dir. Jean-Pierre Rehm, Olivier Joyard & Danièle Rivière. Paris: Ed. Dis Voir, 1999. [FRENCH] [ENGLISH] | book review By: Tara Forrest | By: acquarello
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GENERAL ONLINE ARTICLES


INTERVIEW
  • Interview By: Michel CIMENT (Positif, n° 410, 1995) [FRENCH]
  • Interview By: Bérénice REYNAUD (Cahiers du Cinéma, n°516, 1997) on The River [FRENCH]
  • "An interview with Tsai Ming-liang, Director of The Hole" By: ? (World Socialist Web Site, Oct 1998)
  • "La clarté du présent" By: Emmanuel Burdeau & Olivier Joyard (Cahiers du cinéma, Hors série "Made in China", April 1999) [FRENCH]
  • "Une histoire de famille" By: Olivier de BRUYN (Première, n°295, 2001) [FRENCH]
  • Interview By: Philippe PIAZZOT (Le Monde, Aden, n°176, 2001) [FRENCH]
  • Interview By: Erwan Higuinen; Trad. Thien See-chua (Cahiers du cinéma, #561, Oct 2001) [FRENCH]
  • "Confined Space—Interview with Tsai Ming-liang" By: Nanouk Leopold (Senses of cinema, 2002)
  • "Cities and Loneliness; Tsai Ming-liang's What Time Is It There?" By: ? (IndieWire, ?)
  • "Creativity + A Search for Truth = Box Office Rewards?" By: Ann Translated (Compass magazine, May 2002)
  • "Ghost Writer" By: Jeff Reichert and Erik Syngle, Translation by Shujen Wang (reverse shot, winter 2004)
  • Berlin Press conference of Tsai Ming-liang, Lee Kang-sheng, Lu Yi-ching, Chen Shiang-Chyi, Bruno Pesery for The Wayward Cloud (16 Feb 2005) [video]
  • "Lee Kang-sheng ne faisait jamais ce que je voulais" Rencontre Tsai Ming-Liang et Lee Kang sheng By: Jean-Michel Frodon (Cahiers du cinéma, #603, Jul-Aug 2005) [FRENCH]
  • Interview Tsaï Ming-liang By: MAxime C. (Cinemasia, Dec 2005) [FRENCH]
  • "2006 TIFF--The Evening Class Interview With Tsai Ming-Liang" By: Michael Guillen (The Evening Class, 14 Sept 2006)
  • Tsai Ming-liang at Cannes' L'Atelier for Visages (France Culture, 2007) [FRENCH]
  • Interview Tsaï Ming-liang By: Benjamin Dessaint (Cinemasia, 19 April 2007) [FRENCH]
  • "L'esprit révolutionnaire. La diffusion selon Tsai" By: Antoine Thirion & Emmanuel Burdeau; Trad. Vincent Wang (Cahiers du cinéma, #624, June 2007) [FRENCH]
  • "Of Human Bonding" By: Aysegul Koc (CineAction, #71, 2007, p.48)
  • "How does arthouse and indenpendent cinema relates to commercialism?" Room 999, Jan 2009
  • Salomé et le Dragon : un portrait de Tsai Ming Liang (France Culture, Champ Libre, 15 May 2009) [FRENCH] radio
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TEXT BY Tsai Ming-liang

WEBSITES

DOCUMENTARY ON Tsai Ming-liang
  • Yang ± Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema (1996/Stanley Kwan/Hong Kong) IMDb
  • Fleurs dans le miroir, lune dans l'eau (2009/François Lunel/France) 
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1 comment:

HarryTuttle said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Tsai Ming-liang !