A24 has released a new trailer for the emotionally poignant drama ‘The Farewell’ starring Awkwafina.

Scoring a massive hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival Lulu Wang‘s dramady is going off the tag line of “Based on a Lie”, a lie that sees one family hide the fact the grandmother is dying from the woman it’s happening too.

The film stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong and Jiang Yongbo.

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The film has a US release of July 12th

The Farewell Synopsis

A Chinese family discover that their beloved grandmother has only a short time left to live, and instead of telling her, they whip up an impromptu wedding to gather the family together before she passes.