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The Farewell Rated PG

The Farewell

Dir. Lulu Wang. USA, 2019. 1h 40m. Starring Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Jim Liu, Shuzhen Zhou, Gil Perez-Abraham, X Mayo, Aoi Mizuhara, Xiang Li.

When a Chinese-American writer learns that her grandmother is dying, she books a ticket for the next flight home in Changchun. However, on arrival, she is told to keep it a secret from the one person who still doesn’t know – grandma. A delightful, semi-autobiographical ensemble piece from writer/director Lulu Wang perfectly capturing the complicated dynamics of family relationships. 

‘Both a vehicle for Awkwafina's formidable talents and an incredibly charming ensemble piece. If there's any justice, it'll be remembered when it comes to award-scattering season.’ ★★★★ Nick De Semlyen, Empire Magazine

‘Wang deftly details both the guilt of living so far from family and how one's concept of what home really means can get so tangled.’ ★★★★ Benjamin Lee, The Guardian


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