The Farewell (Featuring Liz Shannon Miller)

The Farewell

On the 80th episode of Piecing It Together, film-critic Liz Shannon Miller joins me to discuss Lulu Wang’s The Farewell. This A24 film invites you into a beautiful Chinese family’s lives when the grandmother is diagnosed with cancer, but Chinese culture dictates that no one should tell her. It’s a film that reminds you just how important family is. Puzzle pieces include The Joy Luck Club, Little Miss Sunshine, Crazy Rich Asians and Catch Me If You Can.

As always, SPOILER ALERT for The Farewell and the movies we discuss!
https://a24films.com/films/the-farewell

Writer / Director – Lulu Wang
Starring Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Shuzhen Zhao
A24

Liz Shannon Miller is a film critic whose work can be seen at IndieWire, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and The AV Club.
Check out her website at https://lizshannonmiller.com 
Follow Liz at @lizlet

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About the Author
David Rosen is an award-winning music composer and producer who composes music for film and TV as well as his albums of instrumental music. He also hosts the Piecing It Together podcast and is the co-host of the Bird Road Podcast here on the All Points West Network.

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