Awkwafina’s dad could not get the movie off his mind and he praised his daughter’s performance on the big screen.
“You did a great job and Lucy says same thing. I am so proud of you. Imagine seeing a movie with people laughing and crying and it’s my daughter up there. But we been through those things with your mom, grandpa and your relationship with grandma so it’s familiar with me,” her dad said in the text message.
The A24 film is directed by Lulu Wang and also stars Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong and Jiang Yongbo.
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