The Farewell (2019) Review

Finding the truth and realism and shining a spotlight directly upon it has been a staple of cinema for a long time. This works particularly well when highlighting and showcasing cultural differences and The Farewell does this fantastically. The idea is a strange but apparently a very factual one; a wedding is “staged” to bring the extended family together to say goodbye to the Grandmother of the family, who is unaware that she is dying of cancer and the family want it to stay that way. From this description alone it feels like a quite morbid movie, and at times … Continue reading The Farewell (2019) Review