The Farewell directed by Lulu Wang, starring Awkwafina and Tzi Ma, 1’40”, USA 2019
Billi Wang was born in Beijing but has lived in New York since she was six years old. She retains emotional ties to China through her old grandmother, who has been diagnosed with cancer. The family decides to hide the true diagnosis from the grandmother, and spend her last few months with her. Caught between East and West, Billi must find a compromise between the two cultures and two opposing ethical standards.
1 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical