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The farewell / A24 and Ray Production, Big Beach, Kindred Spirit presents ; in association with Depth of Field, Seesaw ; a Big Beach production ; written and directed by Lulu Wang ; produced by Daniele Melia, Marc Turtletaub & Peter Saraf, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz, Jane Zheng, Lulu Wang, Anita Gou.

Contributor(s): Wang, Lulu (Motion picture producer and director) [film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.] | Melia, Daniele [film producer.] | Turtletaub, Marc [film producer.] | Saraf, Peter [film producer.] | Miano, Andrew [film producer.] | Weitz, Chris, 1969- [film producer.] | Zheng, Jane (Producer) [film producer.] | Gou, Anita [film producer.] | Awkwafina, 1989- [actor.] | Ma, Tzi [actor.] | Lin, Xiaojie, 1964- [actor.] | Zhao, Shuzhen (Actor) [actor.] | Lu, Hong (Actor) [actor.] | Jiang, Yongbo [actor.] | Chen, Han, 1988- [actor.] | Aoi, Mizuhara [actor.] | Zhang, Jing (Actor) [actor.] | Yang, Xuejian [actor.] | Franquesa-Solano, Anna, 1984- [director of photography.] | A24 (Firm) [presenter.] | Ray Production [presenter.] | Big Beach (Firm) [presenter,, production company.] | Kindred Spirit (Firm) [presenter.] | Depth of Field (Firm) [presenter.] | Seesaw [presenter.] | Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) [publisher.]
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: English, Chinese Original language: English Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Families -- China -- DramaGenre/Form: DVD-Video discs. | Comedy. | Drama. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Online resources: View cover art
Production Credits: Director of photography, Anna Franquesa-Solano ; editors, Michael Taylor, Matthew Friedman ; music, Alex Weston.
Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian.Summary: Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there's a lot to celebrate.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.

Wide screen.

Special features: Audio commentary with writer/director Lulu Wang and director of photography Anna Franquesa-Solano; Nothing but the truth: confessions of a writer/director; Going home: a conversation with Awkwafina; Deleted scenes.

Director of photography, Anna Franquesa-Solano ; editors, Michael Taylor, Matthew Friedman ; music, Alex Weston.

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian.

Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there's a lot to celebrate.

MPAA rating: PG; thematic material, brief language and some smoking.

DVD NTSC; region 1, 5.1 Dolby digital audio, aspect ratio 2.40:1.

English and Mandarin audio; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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