THE FAREWELL: Director Lulu Wang “This is An American Film”


Writer/Director Lulu Wang talks to Paul Salfen about her film, which an unexpected breakout starring rapper turned actress Awkwafina.   A personal, true tale of family ties across continents, traditions and culture, Wang relates that this story is a human story, and crosses ethnicity boundaries to become uniquely American.

Synopsis: 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.


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