Writer-Director Lulu Wang on ‘The Farewell’ and Crafting a Unique Family Dynamic

Published on Jul 12, 2019

Earlier this year, I interviewed writer-director Lulu Wang about her new movie The Farewell. The film, which is based on a true story, follows a family of Chinese-Americans who learn that their beloved matriarch has a terminal illness. However, they believe that if she knows, she’ll only spend her last months in grief, so they choose to lie about the illness and visit her in China under the guise of attending a relative’s wedding. I caught the movie at Sundance in January and really enjoyed it, so I leaped at the opportunity to talk to Wang …

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Author: Matt Goldberg