The Farewell

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The Farewell (2019)

PG 98 min - Comedy, Drama - 12 July 2019
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A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Director:  Lulu Wang

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Storyline

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.


Collections: Lulu Wang

Tagline: Based on an actual lie.

Genres: Comedy, Drama

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Country:   China United States of America
Language:  普通话, English, Japanese
Release Date:  12 July 2019

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Big Beach, Depth of Field, Kindred Spirit

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 38 min

The Farewell is a 2019 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, and Jiang Yongbo and follows a family who, upon learning their grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide not to tell her and schedule a family gathering before she dies.

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