Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.
Lulu Wang is a classical pianist turned filmmaker. Her second feature The Farewell, starring Awkwafina, premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Dramatic Competition where the film was picked up for worldwide distribution by A24. Lulu was listed by Variety as Ten Directors To Watch in 2019.