‘The Farewell’s’ Lulu Wang and Awkwafina want you to cry, then call your grandma — LA Times

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— by Jen Yamato: Over breakfast on a recent morning in Beverly Hills, Awkwafina proudly estimated that 80% of the people she’s met at screenings of her latest film, “The Farewell,” have come up to her misty-eyed. Hearing that, the film’s writer-director, Lulu Wang, smiled…

Image: “Based on an actual lie”: Awkwafina, left, stars in “The Farewell,” inspired by director Lulu Wang’s own experience, about an American woman who joins a family trip to China to visit her dying grandmother. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

July 11, 2019

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