- 86 min
- Directed by: Hong Khaou
- Written by: Hong Khaou
- Cast: Ben Whishaw, Morven Christie, Leila Wong
Richard (Whishaw), grieving for his late parter Kai (Leung), forges a tentative relationship with Kai's elderly and irritable mother (Cheng), who lives in a London care home. Striking culture clash drama with a rather uninspired score, lifted by fine performances from Whishaw and Leung, with Bowles charming as an out-of-practice lothario.
Film directed by Hong Khao.
A Cambodian woman & her dead son's gay lover struggle to connect and come to terms with their grief.
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Reviews & features
Lilting5 Aug 2014
Ben Whishaw shines in this sensitive culture clash drama from debut writer-director Hong Khaou
Cambodian writer-director Hong Khaou helms this grief-infused, London-set culture clash drama, a debut feature which ambitiously takes in alienation, prejudice and the severing and strengthening power of loss. Lilting's impact is increased tenfold by a…
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