The Farewell(Movie, 2019)

| 1h 38min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
The FarewellRating: 4.0/5 (with 45 votes)
The Farewell is a 2019 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. It stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, and Jiang Yongbo. The film follows a family who, upon learning their grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide not to tell her and schedule a family gathering before she dies. The film is based in part on director Wang's life experiences, which she first publicly discussed as part of her radio story What You Don't Know, which appeared as part of an episode of This American Life. The film was screened in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was theatrically released in the United States on July 12, 2019, by A24. It received acclaim from critics, with particular praise for Wang's screenplay and direction and the performances of Awkwafina and Zhao Shuzhen. ()
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About The Farewell

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.

Trailer for The Farewell + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

THE FAREWELL | Official Trailer HD | A24(Trailer, 2:31)

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Japanese (JA), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Translated into 11 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/12/2019
Director: Lulu Wang
Producer: Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Chris Weitz, Lulu Wang
Screenwriter: Lulu Wang
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Bie Gaosu Ta"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:309088, Added: 11/30/2018, Last updated: 11/08/2019