The Farewell

Based on an actual lie.

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Sundance Film Festival: London – Audience Favourite award winner!
Palm Springs International Film Festival – Directors to Watch award winner!
Atlanta Film Festival – Audience Award winner!

99% All Critics / 100% Top Critics Certified Fresh! “The Farewell deftly captures complicated family dynamics with a poignant, well-acted drama that marries cultural specificity with universally relatable themes.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
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