Actress Zhao Shuzhen; Credit: Los Angeles Times

Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” may have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival almost 10 months ago and arrived in theaters in the U.S. this past summer, but one of its breakout stars somehow didn’t catch her own critically acclaimed performance until very recently. A veteran of the Chinese stage as well as local television programs such as “Love in the Family” and “Left Hand Family, Right Hand Love,” Zhao Shuzhen has seemingly found international fame at the young age of 76.