Can a Film Be a Love Letter to a Country?
New movies from the writer-directors Lulu Wang and Diana Peralta explore complex questions about national belonging and communal responsibility.
wrote about Lulu Wang’s The Farewell and Diana Peralta’s De Lo Mio, two poignant new films that celebrate (and question) diaspora kids’ relationships to their homelands
Implicit in two deeply personal new films is a delicate accusation: How much can your country mean to you if you seldom visit?
on Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” and Diana Peralta’s “De Lo Mio”