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Lilting (2014)

Lilting

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

June 20, 2014 (UK)

Duration

86 min.

Studio

Protagonist Pictures

Official Site

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Cast and Crew


Director

Hong Khaou

Producer

Dominic Buchanan

Screenwriter

Hong Khaou

Starring

  • Ben Whishaw
  • Cheng Pei-Pei
  • Andrew Leung
  • Peter Bowles
  • Naomi Christie
  • Morven Christie

Story


The sudden death of a young London man named Kai leaves his headstrong Chinese-Cambodian mother, Junn, and his boyfriend, Richard, each in a personal and profound state of grief. Feeling a strong sense of responsibility toward Kai's only family member, Richard reaches out to Junn, who has been biding time in an assisted-living home. Though Junn speaks little English, her dislike of Richard is plain, and she meets him with stony resistance. Since they share no common language, Richard hires a translator to facilitate communication, and the two improbable relatives attempt to reach across a chasm of misunderstanding through their memories of Kai.

Pictures (5 photos)


Cheng Pei-pei and Ben Whishaw in Protagonist Pictures' Lilting (2014)
Peter Bowles and Cheng Pei-pei in Protagonist Pictures' Lilting (2014)

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