The Farewell Reviews

  • The Farewell
    • Genre : Drama, Comedy, Family
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG
    • Duration : 98 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : A24
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.

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Movie Reviews

  • there's an avoidance of obvious culture clash comedy... instead Wang deftly details both the guilt of living so far from family and how one's concept of what home really means can get so tangled
    4 of 5 by Benjamin Lee [The Guardian ]
  • Lulu Wang's "The Farewell" is a bittersweet look at a young woman contending with her Chinese family's many generational conflicts
    Review rate : A- by Eric Kohn [Indiewire ]
  • Awkwafina's sweet new film; Most of the film is in Chinese with English subtitles, though it goes back and forth. But it's a universal, well-told story any audience will adore
    by Johnny Oleksinski [New York Post ]
  • an exuberant comedy-drama; Bittersweet and maturely witty; "The Farewell" unearths the universality of complex familial love that defies borders and language barriers
    4 of 5 by Tomris Laffly [Time Out New York ]
  • a warmly satisfying family affair; Awkwafina..making this Lulu Wang's bittersweet, poignant comedy-drama a gentle delight; [it] feels fresh and original
    by David Rooney [The Hollywood Reporter ]
  • a remarkably cohesive ensemble movie; Lulu Wang's "The Farewell" is a funny, moving, sensitively wrought dramedy based on a real-life episode from the writer-director's own family history
    by Justin Chang [Los Angeles Times ]

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