Film Preview: The Farewell (2019)

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(May 12, 2019) Original

Release Date:

July 12, 2019

Synopsis:

From IMDb: “A Chinese family discover their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.”

Poster Rating: C+

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Review: The background often makes all the difference in the quality of the poster design. While the colors are uncommon and the central image is compelling, the overall design feels a bit plain.

Trailer Rating: B-

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Review: There’s just enough pathos in the trailer to suggest a compelling family drama and the acting looks solid, but the trailer also doesn’t feel fully formed.

Oscar Prospects:

The early word on the film’s quality from Sundance should bolster it’s Oscar chances, including a potential Best Actress nomination for Awkwafina.

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