On the next Fresh Air – Lulu Wang talks about drawing on her own experiences to write and direct the new film The Farewell. When her grandmother in China was diagnosed with cancer, and given 3 months to live, the family flew to China to see her, but decided not to tell her the prognosis, to spare her the anxiety.so Lulu had to betray her instincts and hide the truth. Join us.
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(Photo: Director Lulu Wang, center, on set in Changchun, China. - Casi Moss/Courtesy of Big Beach/via NPR)