like watching a master at her canvas—every stroke intentional, measured, anticipating the net, connected to and reverent of what has come before it. The Farewell is the work, the labor, the love of someone who knows the story they want to tell, perhaps even have to tell, because it's honest. a victory lap is enough celebration for Lulu Wang, because that's finite; her film earns a long, lasting gratitude.
this is thank you for family.
this is thank you for memory.
this is thank you for history.
this is goodbye to a home that hasn't been your home for awhile.
this is for immigrants, and the children of immigrants, for first generation and second generation and one and a half…