Last Chance Indies: The Farewell (September 13 – September 26)

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Last Chance Indies: The Farewell (September 13 – September 26)

September 13, 2019
September 14, 2019
September 15, 2019
September 16, 2019
September 17, 2019
September 18, 2019
September 19, 2019
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September 21, 2019
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September 24, 2019
September 25, 2019
September 26, 2019

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) 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 properties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. With The Farewell, writer/director Lulu Wang has created a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it, masterfully interweaving a gently humorous depiction of the good lie in action with a richly moving story of how family can unite and strengthen us, often in spite of ourselves.

 

When each of us contains multitudes, “The Farewell” suggests, home is everywhere, or anywhere we happen to be.” – Washington Post

 

 

Runtime: 98 minutes

Year: 2019

Rating: PG (for thematic material, brief language and some smoking)

Director: Lulu Wang

Country: United States

Languages: English; Mandarin w/ English subtitles

 

Showtimes:

Friday, September 13: 1:00 5:10 9:20

Saturday, September 14: 1:00 5:10 9:20

Sunday, September 15: 11:00AM 3:10 7:20

Monday, September 16: 1:00 5:10 9:20

Tuesday, September 17: 11:00AM 3:10 7:20

Wednesday, September 18: 2:00 9:45

Thursday, September 19: 11:00AM 3:10 7:20

Friday, September 20: 10:45AM 2:50

Saturday, September 21: 11:45AM 3:50

Sunday, September 22: 1:00 5:05 9:10

Monday, September 23: 11:00AM 3:05 7:10

Tuesday, September 24: 1:00 5:05 9:10

Wednesday, September 25: 11:00AM 3:05 7:10

Thursday, September 26: 1:00 5:05 9:10

 

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