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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.

Wang, Lulu (Filmmaker), (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, Diana, (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.). 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.). Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

8 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
McIntosh Public Library DVD FAR (Text) 33500013159827 Main On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library DVD FAR (Text) 33500013159835 Main In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Anna Franquesa-Solano ; editors, Michael Taylor, Matthew Friedman ; music, Alex Weston.
Participant or Performer Note:
Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; thematic material, brief language and some smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English and Mandarin audio; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Families > China > Drama.
Drama.
Comedy.
Families.
China.
Genre: Comedy.
Drama.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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