Lilting

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary

Set in contemporary London, LILTING tells the story of a Cambodian-Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger. Though they don’t share a common language, a translator helps piece together the memories of a man they both loved. LILTING is a touching film about unlikely connections and the tragedies that bring us together even though we may be worlds apart.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Lilting (2014)

Release Date: September 26th, 2014|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • Hong, who makes his feature debut here, has a masterful command of rhythm, beautifully weaving each strand of the narrative around that momentous opening scene. show more

  • Delicate and unhurried almost to a fault, though also hauntingly sexy and even humorous at times. show more

  • Khaou’s film features masterful performances from Whishaw and Cheng, whose dialogue is somehow intensified, rather than diluted, through the third-party voice of the translator. But some emotions, the film suggests, are impossible to adequately articulate in any language. show more

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