: : : The Joy Luck Club
===Story=== The 1993 film adaptation of Amy Tan's bestselling novel is both a delight and a moving experience, an anthology of stories wrapped in one Chinese-American woman's journey to understand her roots. Wayne Wang (''Eat a Bowl of Tea'') directs a large, outstanding cast spread over eight different tales of the lives of Chinese women, most of them set in the past. The script by Tan and Ronald Bass (''Rain Man'') is a delicate balance of emotions that swell but don't gush, and Wang brings impressive texture and a personal feel to Tan's descriptions of daily life in the Chinese-American community. This sprawling, good-looking movie makes for a cathartic tearjerker one can feel good about. ''--Tom Keogh'' ===DVD Features=== *Color *Closed-captioned *Widescreen


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Dec 26, 08 6:58am
It is so sad & beautiful.... TheJoyLuckClub
  • Genre: Drama Movies
  • Director: Wayne Wang
  • Producer: Buena Vista
  • Length: 139 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaJan 1, 1993
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaOct 14, 2003
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