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The Farewell

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Genre : Comedy
Age Rating : PG
Duration : 1:40:14.272
Release Date : 2019-09-20
Director : Lulu Wang
Country : GBR

Track Price GBP 9.99
Track Rental GBP 5.49

Track HD Price GBP 13.99
Track HD Rental Price GBP 5.49

BASED ON AN ACTUAL LIE. From writer/director Lulu Wang and starring Awkwafina. THE FAREWELL In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. With The Farewell, writer/director Lulu Wang has created a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it, masterfully interweaving a gently humorous depiction of the good lie in action with a richly moving story of how family can unite and strengthen us, often in spite of ourselves.

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The Farewell - Cast & Crew

Awkwafina - Cast & Crew
Tzi Ma - Cast & Crew
Tzi Ma
Diana Lin - Cast & Crew
Diana Lin
Gil Perez-Abraham - Cast & Crew
Gil Perez-Abraham
Ines Laimins - Cast & Crew
Ines Laimins