The Farewell (2019)

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IMDb Rating
8.2 out of 10 (view IMDb page)

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.

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MPAA Rating:
PG for thematic material, brief language and some smoking.
100 Minutes
comedy, drama
Lulu Wang
Lulu Wang

Weekly Volcano's Review

Richard Roeper on August 9th, 2019

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We recognize aspects of our own clan within the complicated, maddening, loving Chinese family (including Awkwafina as a 30-something raised in America) that gathers to celebrate the family matriarch but refuses to tell her she's dying. This is a viewing experience to be treasured. It is one of the very best films of 2019. – Four stars

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