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The Farewell

2019, comedy, drama

100 minutes

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...

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8.0

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8.3

based on 16 critics

Age

9+

Country

China, United States

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Lulu Wang

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Awkwafina

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Tzi Ma

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Diana Lin

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10

2019-09-19

This is a feelgood film about a tough subject. The ending of the film pulls off the trick of being both devastating and uplifting at the same time. Read more

9.0

2019-08-27

Undeniably, The Farewell is one of the best films of 2019 and is quite possibly one of the best family dramas ever made. Read more

9.0

2019-07-26

Thanks to Wang's deeply personal direction and Awkwafina's subtly profound performance, The Farewell offers a touching and truly authentic experience. Read more

8.0

2019-11-15

With the ability to touch us in many ways, The Farewell plays closer to the heart. It’s a very rewarding film assembled with a disarming touch of brilliance. Read more

8.0

2019-08-01

While Wang’s script is sharp and insightful, her assured tone is even more beneficial. Even as the film feels effortlessly lived in, it never quite goes in directions you think it might. Wang doesn’t stoop to going maudlin among all the whiffs of death, infusing The Farewell with an endless charm that’s both revealing and familiar. Funny, too. No lie. Read more

4.0

2019-12-20

For the most part, a gentle sweetness permeates the film, but it’s also such an average, uneventful, small, intimately-designed, down-to-earth, slice-of-life drama that very little of it is memorable. And the parting shots are a dreadful misstep. Read more

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