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What's it about?
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.
Why do we love it?
Lulu Wang creates a personal and honest debut looking at family, death and tradition. A unique film that every viewer will have a different reaction to it depending on their own experiences, it's bittersweet in its portrayal of such emotional circumstances.
Who's in it?
Awkwafina - Billi
Zhao Shuzhen - Nai Nai
Tzi Ma - Haiyan
Who made it?
Lulu Wang - Writer & Director
Where can I watch it?
Find out where you stream, rent or buy The Farewell at JustWatch
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