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The early scenes in the film show Lars awkwardly trying to avoid any moment of connection or contact with the people in his small Wisconsin town, who are depicted as kindly and slightly bumpkinish
but good-hearted father Liu Cheng (Liu Peiqi), who apparently could have been a decent chef if he'd ever had much education, has saved for years to bring the boy to Beijing and enroll him in a fine music academy.
Both instances of nonstandard language use occur at moments when servants voice feelings of local attachment, and this suggests that Radcliffe is concerned to avoid the appearance, when rejecting aristocratic cosmopolitanism, of embracing a bumpkinish