A heartwarming valentine of a movie. A Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decides to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family’s decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.
Nominations: Golden Globe, Best Foreign Film; Four Critics Choice Awards
Awards: Golden Globe, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Awkwafina)
This is a simple but genius film that sheds light on Chinese culture and philosophy while delivering a doozy of a paradigm shift.
Common Sense Media
Sometimes it’s the things we don’t say that prove how much we care. …one of the most heartfelt homecoming films in years.
…formidable talents and an incredibly charming ensemble piece. If there’s any justice, it’ll be remembered when it comes to award-scattering season.