CAST: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin DIRECTOR: Lulu Wang TCC Diversity Film Festival | April 28, 2024
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family's decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.
The Farewell says a whole lot about grief, guilt and determining what's important in life, while still providing its share of laughs.Brian Lowry, CNN.com
The Farewell leaves you marveling at sincerity, selflessness, and grace, and nursing a need to call your grandmother.Soraya Nadia McDonald, Film Comment Magazine
The Farewell makes it hard to say goodbye.Inkoo Kang, Slate