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  • Published on May 7, 2019
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    BASED ON AN ACTUAL LIE. From writer/director Lulu Wang and starring Awkwafina. THE FAREWELL - Now playing.
    RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2019
    DIRECTOR: Lulu Wang
    CAST: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo
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  • Swiit Lime
    Swiit Lime Hour ago

    I have cancer but I chose to lie about it and not tell me.

  • JakulaithWolff
    JakulaithWolff 2 hours ago

    I can't abide farewells and the film's name already got me. I think I'll cry when I first sit on my seat even in the cinema lol... sad that I'm homeless and broke and been ages since I enjoyed a glass of wine a good film...

  • JakulaithWolff
    JakulaithWolff 2 hours ago

    Finally something different and worth the watch.

  • Kelly Liang
    Kelly Liang Day ago

    does anyone know what the song at the end is called? thanks!

    • Swiit Lime
      Swiit Lime Hour ago

      look further down in the comments

  • Kat Bunn
    Kat Bunn 2 days ago

    Many ppl. have an innate knowledge of their own forthcoming death😮.

  • pastelthread
    pastelthread 2 days ago +1

    but can’t she get treatment and chemo?

    • Swiit Lime
      Swiit Lime Hour ago

      @Veronika Šlégrová she must cough blood amongst other symptoms, but not in this movie pfff

    • Veronika Šlégrová
      Veronika Šlégrová 5 hours ago

      stage 4 of lung cancer... (That's what they say she's got in the film I think). Not much of a point for chemo. Most doctors wouldn't put such old person through it as there is a very VERY small chance of it working.

  • bag ofhammers
    bag ofhammers 4 days ago +2

    1:50 the shot when she was hugging her grandmother. What would i give to hug my grandmother again. She was the greatest. *Value your grandparents folks*

    • Swiit Lime
      Swiit Lime Hour ago

      *I never saw any of my grandparents duh*

  • finixtree Yu
    finixtree Yu 5 days ago

    I don’t think it is right to lie, but this happens everyday. In my mom’s philosophy, the patients themselves may already know that it is not good but just don’t want to be officially announced as a cancer patient. And eventually, except some illiterate, they would know from the drug names, the visitings from long distance cousins and childhood friends may haven’t seen each other for 30 years and the nice attitude from the neighbors hated each other lifelong. Just let time leak the information one bit a time, the patients will not be crushed suddenly and can accept the truth better. And something even more complicated is it could be a two side lie. The seniors pretend they don’t know to sooth everyone else. So everyone can still have a normal life. They know you are lying and they are very possibly losing the fight . Anyway, there is something weird called culture, you have to give in, like it or not. It may have some inner logic cannot be explained logically.

  • okay unicorn
    okay unicorn 5 days ago

    Song name from1:24

    • Choot Anf
      Choot Anf 5 days ago +1

      Apache relays - power hungry animals

  • BubbleTea Master
    BubbleTea Master 5 days ago

    It's just like my story, and my grandma.
    CANT holding my tear anymore.
    CANT watch this.
    But thx for making this movie.

  • Eneide Cotta
    Eneide Cotta 7 days ago

    Is it weird that I cried while watching the trailer. 😓

  • Eva Cottontail
    Eva Cottontail 8 days ago

    I would love to watch this. Is this screening in Malaysia?

  • Sharon P
    Sharon P 8 days ago +1

    This is brilliant. The practice is certainly not just in China but also in Korea. I was always puzzled when I actually saw this happening in my family and I’m glad that it’s being shed a new light through this film. Can’t wait to see it!

    • Zeitgeist X
      Zeitgeist X 3 days ago

      It stems from Confucian ethics about social harmony. Telling everyone upsetting news is generally a no no. Which is why its awkward to give out bad news in Confucian influenced socities.

  • knowledge share
    knowledge share 8 days ago

    I will stick with JOY LUCK CLUB far more depth.

  • sarah
    sarah 8 days ago

    anyone know the song at the end?

    • Swiit Lime
      Swiit Lime Hour ago

      the answer is higher in the comments

  • Isabelle K
    Isabelle K 9 days ago

    Best movie ever.

  • Jenny Su
    Jenny Su 10 days ago

    this is a very common thinking in Chinese. When my grand father die in heart attack, his father and mother, my grand -grand father and g-g-mother, were not told their son die due to their old ages. But eventually, G-G-father found out, then he past away quickly after finding out the truth.

  • Mellow Traveler
    Mellow Traveler 11 days ago +2

    Will it be release in Indonesia?

  • SquirtPikaGamer
    SquirtPikaGamer 11 days ago +1

    I feel the line “ stupid kid” should be translated as “ silly kid(with bit of cutie)” more appropriate.

  • OnceThereWasAPageWithAReallyLongAssNameAndNowYouAreLookingAtAChannelWithAReallyLongName!

    So this is insane. My por por (grandma) died recently just before her birthday and this movie releases on her birthday. That's today...

    If anyone who hasn't heard Lulu talk about this story before on This American Life here it is, I knew I heard that name before.

  • Cheryl 8899
    Cheryl 8899 12 days ago

    Miss my Grandma 😢

  • napoleon yong
    napoleon yong 12 days ago

    So is this movie actually really good? or people are just saying it's good because it's about minorities? I'm chinese btw

  • Jordun Petersen
    Jordun Petersen 13 days ago

    Nai nai means grandma. Why is it so difficult to translate?

    • Vince Law
      Vince Law 11 days ago

      You might have to ask the screen writers. From my perspective, calling a paternal grandmother simply grandmother in English loses its meaning.

    • Jordun Petersen
      Jordun Petersen 11 days ago

      @Vince Law I for one know that as I'm actually studying Chinese as a self-learner but most people don't. Would it be relevant to the plot of the movie if we translated "paternal grandmother" into just "grandmother"? I think it's safe to assume it's still better than not translating it at all. I imagine it would actually be really distracting to someone who doesn't know the word, having to focus on putting sense into it during the movie.

    • Vince Law
      Vince Law 11 days ago

      In Chinese, we don't have generic names for grandmother. Nai Nai refers to paternal grandmother. It is very specific.

  • Ichiban Han
    Ichiban Han 13 days ago

    I just saw this movie earlier today and teared up like a bitch in the theater. I lost my nai nai last April due to Alzheimer's and it made me wish I had spent more time with her during her final years. She died not even remembering who her own kids were- my dad, uncle and aunt....or any or her grandkids. But I'm very grateful that all my grandparents got to move here to the US so I get the chance to spend more time with them

  • Holifeno
    Holifeno 13 days ago +1

    This story was on The American Life. It was such a compelling, beautiful story. Now I want to watch the movie.

    • K ONeal
      K ONeal 11 days ago +1

      That's how I found out about it....but we know the outcome! Amazing!!

  • Jojo’s Caribbean Cuisine

    I think the moment we find out that we are dying, our mind kills us. Although my curiosity would want to know, but that could definitely expedite the dying process. Enjoy life.. YOLO!

  • A C
    A C 16 days ago +1

    so sad that this movie isnt available in jakarta

  • S K
    S K 16 days ago

    Is this film based off a true story? Pretty sure I heard about this exact story line from NPR's This American Life. Can't be coincidence that it's about a Chinese family that doesn't tell their matriarch that she has cancer. Same name as well...Nai Nai.

  • Triz Parker
    Triz Parker 16 days ago

    a vontade de chorar é grande nossa preciso desse filme pra hoje

  • Alannah Hurley
    Alannah Hurley 17 days ago +2

    OMG. I have to watch this. I was adopted from Asian but I'm clearly Western in every other way than the way I look. I'm going to connect so well with awkwafina's character

  • Janet McGinn
    Janet McGinn 17 days ago

    Now THIS is what representation looks like

  • Yuxuan Han
    Yuxuan Han 18 days ago

    This movie is shooted at my hometown. That makes me cry and laugh a lot...

  • Jade Lin Lee Chen
    Jade Lin Lee Chen 18 days ago +1

    my grandma has cancer right now. she's in stage 4 and she doesn't even know. everytime i look at her i wanna cry. i've just stopped talking to her and it makes me sad and i know it makes her sad too but i can't bear looking at her. this movie, with faces that i know, and the language i first spoke, and places that i grew up with, is so close to home it hurts.

  • Damon
    Damon 19 days ago

    stupid movie, stupid ending

  • djnkosi
    djnkosi 19 days ago +1

    Tremendous film. Absolutely loved it! A+

  • Rizza Go-Javier
    Rizza Go-Javier 19 days ago

    Will be watching it today. I'm so excited.

  • Bootleg ShawolSubs
    Bootleg ShawolSubs 19 days ago

    Her husky voice adds a whole other level to the Sad scenes more heartbreaking going to see this in theaters soon
    This movie is too underrated

  • David Nguyen
    David Nguyen 21 day ago

    Damn, the grandma asking if the Doctor was married is so damn Asian :/ it hurts.

  • Mariichan333
    Mariichan333 21 day ago

    This trailer had me balling my eyes out 😭

  • Tia Tr
    Tia Tr 22 days ago +1

    Can't tell how slow and boring it was. I kept waiting for something to happen. An epic/iconic line. A turning point that makes the movie unique. Nope. Repeating the same scripts. Typical Chinese TV drama kinda writing. Though I appreciate Asian representation in Hollywood.

  • the Notorious
    the Notorious 22 days ago

    Man Awkifina should put less make up because she looks gorgeous without it

  • e n m i t y
    e n m i t y 23 days ago +2

    went to the cinema, didn’t mean to buy a ticket for this movie, i watched it and it was one of the best movies ive ever watched, simple plot but expressed in the best way

  • e n m i t y
    e n m i t y 23 days ago

    went to the cinema, didn’t mean to buy a ticket for this movie, i watched it and it was one of the best movies ive ever watched, simple plot but expressed in the best way

  • F0XYr4bB!T
    F0XYr4bB!T 24 days ago

    this trailer literally made me cry

    i'm chinese also

  • Tom Souza
    Tom Souza 25 days ago

    This trailer almost made me cry!!!

  • Bryant
    Bryant 25 days ago

    what songs playing at 1:49 someone please help

  • Jim Bertulfo
    Jim Bertulfo 26 days ago

    What were the english songs played on the film?

  • Kurtis Sanders VIDEOS
    Kurtis Sanders VIDEOS 26 days ago

    Based on this trailer, this is the kind of film I would like. Good luck with it!👌😎👍

  • sweetboo1022
    sweetboo1022 27 days ago

    Just saw this movie tonight with my friend. We loved it so very much. It was beautiful & touching & funny & relatable. The entire cast was phenomenal. This movie deserves awards!

    • Karyl Anne Abarientos
      Karyl Anne Abarientos 26 days ago

      sweetboo1022 Ahhh okay 😊 Thanks! I thought you watched it in web, it’s not showing here in our country and I really wanna watch it 🙁

    • sweetboo1022
      sweetboo1022 26 days ago

      @Karyl Anne Abarientos Wichita KS. It opened here Aug 9.

    • Karyl Anne Abarientos
      Karyl Anne Abarientos 26 days ago

      sweetboo1022 where did you watch it?

  • Rahul vinal Narayan
    Rahul vinal Narayan 27 days ago +2

    Omg i cried watching this. i hope this gets a Best Picture and Best Actress nomination at the 2020 Oscars next year

  • Java The Monkey
    Java The Monkey 27 days ago +2

    The BEST boring movie ever. Don't waste your money like my family did, we came out of the theatre unsatisfied and depressed. -5 / 10

    • Tia Tr
      Tia Tr 22 days ago

      I regret watching it :(

  • Jordan Zolman
    Jordan Zolman 27 days ago

    The song is Power Hungry Animals, if you were searching for it like I was

  • Mellow Traveler
    Mellow Traveler 27 days ago +1

    Awkwafina for Oscar !!

  • Zaia Sarkis
    Zaia Sarkis 28 days ago +2

    *Plot twist*
    The girl who is wanting to tell her grandma, is the one who is actually dying.

  • Grisel Baez
    Grisel Baez 28 days ago +1

    This movie hits too close to home. I will watch it.. hopefully it can give me some relief and answers.

  • sarah !!
    sarah !! 29 days ago

    lol i’m gonna cry when i watch this i already know

  • Jomala Stewart
    Jomala Stewart 29 days ago +2

    I would much rather be told by my family that I am dying so I can treasure every moment I have left with them. You never know when a miracle can happen.

  • Qing Wang
    Qing Wang Month ago +1

    I can't tell how real this story is. Thank the director so much for bringing this great movie to us!

  • Ding Alan
    Ding Alan Month ago

    Asian in western is pretty much shit and no one respect them. They give up on their own country and culture. No one ever respects those kind of people. Just like why no one respect Immigration and they never able to be a higher class

  • Wolves
    Wolves Month ago

    Hey just wanted to let you know I’m never gonna watch this fucking movie because the trailer has played before every TVclip vid I’ve tried to watch.