WATCH: Awkwafina Stars in New Dramatic-Comedy 'The Farewell'

The new film, based on a true story, explores how an Asian family deals with the impending death of a loved one.

On Tuesday, (May 7), A24 released the trailer for “The Farewell,” a film based on the true story of a family who lies to its matriarch about her fatal cancer diagnosis and hosts a wedding as an excuse to bring the family together before she dies. . .

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