Tom Augustine wraps up week one of the NZIFF

This year's New Zealand International Film Festival kicked off with a bang, with a number of exciting, startling, thought-provoking offerings. Here are some of the best titles I've seen from the first week of sampling the best cinema the world has to offer.

THE FAREWELL (dir. Lulu Wang, Rated PG)

The best at the festival so far, Chinese-American film-maker Lulu Wang delivered a knockout with this incredibly personal story of a Chinese family that elects to keep their grandmother's terminal cancer diagnosis from her. A wise, funny, deeply moving film -

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