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Shuswap Film Society - Since 1974

The Farewell

Country: USA
Language: English with some Mandarin(subtitled)
Director: Lulu Wang
Runtime: 101 minutes
Rating: 14A
Date: October 18 - 24, 2019 at 7:30pm
Location: Salmar Classic Theatre

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A joint presentation by the Shuswap Film Society and Salmar Theatre.

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while to live and they decide not to tell her. Instead they schedule a wedding to gather the family together. The script is a lovely balance between drama and comedy, grief and guilt, and love and respect for tradition. Winner of Best Film at 5 festivals to date, including Audience Choice at Sundance. Starring Awkwafina (from Crazy Rich Asians).

 

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