The farewell [DVD]

The farewell [DVD]
  • Item Type: DVD
  • Published: 2019
  • Classification: PG
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  • Queue Length: 6
Description

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.

Related Subjects

Families--China--Drama.
Chinese American families--Drama.
Families--Drama.
Family reunions--Drama.
Grandmothers--Drama.
Terminally ill--Drama.

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MARC Record Data

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IAN:

9398700025302

Videorecording #:

R-126178-9 Roadshow

Title:

The farewell [DVD].

Publication Info:

[Australia] : Distributed by Roadshow Entertainment, 2019.

Physical description:

1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 12cm.

Content Type:

two-dimensional moving image

Media Type:

video

Carrier Type:

videodisc

General Note:

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.

General Note:

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.

Credits:

Written and directed by Lulu Wang ; produced by Daniele Melia, Marc Turtletaub & Peter Saraf, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz, Jane Zheng, Lulu Wang, Anita Gou.

Cast:

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

Audience:

Rating: PG.

Technical details:

Region 4 ; PAL ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; widescreen 16:9 ; 2.40:1 letterbox.

Language:

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

Subject term:

Families--China--Drama.

Subject term:

Chinese American families--Drama.

Subject term:

Families--Drama.

Subject term:

Family reunions--Drama.

Subject term:

Grandmothers--Drama.

Subject term:

Terminally ill--Drama.

Genre index term:

Comedy films.

Genre index term:

Fiction films.

Genre index term:

Feature films.

Genre index term:

Comedy films.

Genre index term:

Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Wang, Lulu, (Motion picture producer and director),

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Melia, Daniele,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Turtletaub, Marc,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Saraf, Peter,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Miano, Andrew,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Weitz, Chris, 1969-,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Zheng, Jane, (Producer),

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Gou, Anita,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Awkwafina, 1989-,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Ma, Tzi,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Lin, Diana,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Zhao, Shuzhen, (Actor),

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Lu, Hong, (Actor),

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Jiang, Yongbo,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Chen, Han, 1988-,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Aoi, Mizuhara,

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Zhang, Jing, (Actor),

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Yang, Xuejian,

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