The Farewell

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.

Release date in Russia October 17.
2019, USA, 100 min., 12+
Lulu Wang
Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Shuzhen Zhao, Hong Lu, Yongbo Jiang
Mandarin, English, Japanese, Italian
Awards & Festivals
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival – Directors to Watch
  • Sundance Film Festival – participation 
  • Sundance Film Festival: London – Audience Favourite
  • Heartland Film – Truly Moving Picture Award
  • Cinetopia Film Festival – Audience Award (U.S. Narrative)
  • Atlanta Film Festival – Audience Award (Feature Film)
  • BAFTA nomination – Best Film not in the English language
  • Golden Globe Award – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Independent Spirit Awards – Best Feature, Best Supporting Female
  • San Francisco International Film Festival – participation
  • Seattle International Film Festival – participation
  • Melbourne International Film Festival – participation
  • Galway Film Fleadh – participation