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Film Review - Lilting


Although “Lilting” is executed with a quiet dignity, the story concerns all the gut-rot guilt people carry around every day, unable to purge their deepest fears and largest regrets. It’s sensitive work from writer/director Hong Khaou (making his feature-length debut), who captures a specific feeling of anxiety that’s boosted here by communication issues and cultural differences. It’s an impressive effort from Khaou, who secures profound emotions without resorting to melodrama, taking the audience on a strange journey of confession that’s heartbreaking at times, showing a rich appreciation for the complication of love and the subtle urges of emotional needs. Read the rest at


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