Rated PG | 98 min
Written & directed by Lulu Wang
Starring Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.
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“The Farewell deftly captures complicated family dynamics with a poignant, well-acted drama that marries cultural specificity with universally relatable themes.” Rotten Tomatoes
The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family’s decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.
“This smart film deftly mixes comedy and tragedy, and manages to be heartfelt without being cloying or sentimental.” Adam Graham DETROIT NEWS
“It’s a film that pulls off a quiet miracle: it breaks your heart, and leaves you happy.” Moira MacDonald SEATTLE TIMES