Chinese Movie Recommendation

Updated on April 30, 2020 in Chinese Culture
1 on December 5, 2019

“THE FAREWELL” 《别告诉她》

Metacritc:89%; Rotten Tomatoes:99%; IMDb:7.8/10

” Billi’s family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch — the only person that doesn’t know she only has a few weeks to live.

Initial release: July 19, 2019 (Canada)

Director: Lulu Wang

Budget: 3 million USD

Languages: English, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin

Producers: Lulu Wang, Chris Weitz, Marc Turtletaub, Anita Gou, Peter Saraf, Daniele Tate Melia, Andrew Miano, Jane Zheng “  

Review by audience: “

“The Farewell is a strong family drama that is a much better showcase of the cultural clash of western and Asian cultures compared to the overhyped and generic Crazy Rich Asians. The Farewell handles things with subtlety never hammering home its multiple messages. It does not paint anyone as right or wrong and is happy just to share the knowledge of different ideals……”

— by Simon Lam  

 
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