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275 Ratings


Directed by Hong Khaou
United Kingdom, 2014


The world of a Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger who doesn’t speak her language. Lilting is a touching and intimate film about finding the things that bring us together.

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Lilting Directed by Hong Khaou

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2014 | Winner: World Cinema - Dramatic (Cinematography Award)

BAFTA Awards

2015 | Nominee: Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

British Independent Film Awards

2014 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

Queer Lisboa

2015 | 2 wins including: Feature Film (Audience Award)

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