Farewell, The

Mild themes and occasional coarse language

movie details

Director:
Lulu Wang
Cast:

Tzi Ma, Awkwafina, Diana Lin, Jim Liu, Ines Laimins, Gil Perez-Abraham, Zhao Shuzhen, Jiang Yongbo

Release:
05/09/2019
Length:
100 Mins
Genre:
Comedy / Drama
Distributor:
Roadshow Distribution

synopsis

Based on an actual lie


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 propr...