films – Cinema Akil

The Farewell
Lulu Wang
USA | PG | 100 mins | Comedy, Drama | Mandarin, English, Japanese, Italian

The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family's decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.