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The farewell [videorecording] / A24 and Ray Production, Big Beach, Kindred Spirit presents ; in association with Depth of Field, Seesaw ; a Big Beach production ; written and directed by Lulu Wang ; produced by Daniele Melia, Marc Turtletaub & Peter Saraf, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz, Jane Zheng, Lulu Wang, Anita Gou.

Wang, Lulu (Motion picture producer and director), (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Melia, Daniele, (film producer.). Turtletaub, Marc, (film producer.). Weitz, Chris, 1969- (film producer.). Zheng, Jane (Producer), (film producer.). Gou, Anita, (film producer.). Saraf, Peter, (film producer.). Awkwafina, 1989- (actor.). Miano, Andrew, (film producer.). Ma, Tzi, (actor.). Lin, Diana, 1964- (actor.). Zhao, Shuzhen (Actor), (actor.). Lu, Hong (Actor), (actor.). Jiang, Yongbo, (actor.). Chen, Han, 1988- (actor.). Aoi, Mizuhara, (actor.). Zhang, Jing (Actor), (actor.). Yang, Xuejian, (actor.). A24 (Firm), (presenter.). Ray Production, (presenter.). Big Beach (Firm), (presenter,, production company.). Kindred Spirit (Firm), (presenter.). Depth of Field (Firm), (presenter.). Koppens, Judith, 1969- Samen op de wip. English, (presenter.). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

2 current holds with 9 total copies.

Summary:

After learning that her family's beloved matriarch, Nai Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, Chinese-borm, U.S.-raised Billi returns to Changchun to find that her family has decided to keep the news from Nai Nai. While the family gathers under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, Billi rediscovers the country she left as a child, and is forever changed by her grandmother's wondrous spirit, in this richly moving story of how family can united and strengthen us -- often in spite of ourselves. -- from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library DVD FIC FAR (Text) 33892100671529 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 05/30/2020 Reshelving -
Hood River County Library DVD FIC FAR (Text) 33892100649277 Adult DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 11/26/2019 Reshelving -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Based on an actual lie" -- from front cover.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.
Wide screen.
Special features: Audio commentary with writer/director Lulu Wang and director of photography Anna Franquesa-Solano; Nothing but the truth: confessions of a writer/director; Going home: a conversation with Awkwafina; Deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Anna Franquesa-Solano ; editors, Michael Taylor, Matthew Friedman ; music, Alex Weston.
Participant or Performer Note:
Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Chen Han, Aoi Mizuhara, Zhang Jing, Yang Xuejian.
Summary, etc.:
After learning that her family's beloved matriarch, Nai Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, Chinese-borm, U.S.-raised Billi returns to Changchun to find that her family has decided to keep the news from Nai Nai. While the family gathers under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, Billi rediscovers the country she left as a child, and is forever changed by her grandmother's wondrous spirit, in this richly moving story of how family can united and strengthen us -- often in spite of ourselves. -- from back cover.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; thematic material, brief language and some smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English and Mandarin audio; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Families > China > Drama.
Genre: Comedy.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.

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