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Fictiefilm / 2019 / duration: 1:40 / Verenigde Staten, China / director: LuLu Wang / Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Shuzhen Zhao, e.a. / Spoken languages: Chinees, English, Italiaans, Japans / Subtitles: Dutch

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. 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.

Press:

“Extraordinary on every level. A funny, touching and vital film about what makes a family in any culture, leaving you with cathartic tears.” ★★★★1/2 - Rolling Stone

"The Farewell is a comedy of warmth and bracing honesty. Simply put, it's one of the best films of the year." ★★★★ - Independent UK

"The entire film is pretty perfect, actually, and it’s one of the year’s best." ★★★★★ - Roger Ebert






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Fictiefilm / 2019 / duration: 1:40 / / Verenigde Staten, China director: LuLu Wang / Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Shuzhen Zhao, e.a. / Spoken languages: Chinees, English, Italiaans, Japans / Subtitles: Dutch

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. 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.