Elizondo Library » The Farewell /(Based on an actual lie)
United States : Lionsgate, 2019.
1 videodisc (98 min.) sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Title from web page.
Director, Lulu Wang.
Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Chanchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her hapiness, they gathered unde the joyful guise of an expedite wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there's a lot to celebrate.
English audio; Spanish subtitles; Mandarin, English SDH.
Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in Motion Picture - Foreign Language.
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