Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS
Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS

Farewell director Lulu Wang criticises Ron Howard pick for film about Chinese pianist Lang Lang

  • Comments follow controversy over Disney’s Mulan, which came under fire for hiring white director and screenwriters to retell famous Chinese tale
  • Wang says it is ‘impossible’ to tell musical prodigy’s story without intimate understanding of Chinese culture and impact of Cultural Revolution on artists

Topic |   American films
Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS
Director Lulu Wang arrives for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, in February. Photo: TNS
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