The Farewell passed me by while it was in theaters. I was delighted to see it pop up on Prime Video. This beautiful film is about a multi-generational Chinese family and their way of dealing with a cancer diagnosis for the beloved grandmother.
The Farewell puts Awkwafina in the lead of a new film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film is based on a true story, or as the film puts it a story “based on an actual lie.”