Rated PG| 1 Hours 50 Minutes | Drama – Comedy
Written & Directed By: Lulu Wang
Starring: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin
The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decidesto 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
The Farewell deftly captures complicated family dynamics with a poignant, well-acted drama that marries cultural specificity with universally relatable themes.