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Review: A lovely, bittersweet family story in ‘The Farewell’ — Japan Today

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— by Lindsay Bahr: The premise behind writer and director Lulu Wang’s wonderful film “The Farewell” might be a little hard to accept for some audiences. A family collectively decides not to tell their grandmother that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer and has only three months to live. But wanting a chance to say goodbye, they arrange an elaborate ruse —a wedding — to get everyone together one last time...

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July 9, 2019

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