The Joy Luck ClubDirector: Wayne Wang
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Wayne Wang's adaptation of Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles, but the soundtrack is closed-captioned. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence. This is a decent release from Disney/Buena Vista.
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- Walt Disney Video
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- [Wide Screen]
- [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
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Cast & Crew
|Lisa Lu||An Mei|
|France Nuyen||Ying Ying|
|Michael Paul Chan||Harold|
|Russell Wong||Lin Xiao|
|Vivian Wu||An Mei's Mother|
|Jack Ford||Mr. Jordan|
|Diane Baker||Mrs. Jordan|
|Risa Bramon Garcia||Actor|
|Lisa Connolly||Singing Girl|
|Irene Ng||Lindo--Age 15|
|Victor Wong||Old Chong|
|Kim Chew||Mrs. Chew|
|Elizabeth Sung||2nd Wife|
|Chao Li Chi||June's Father|
|Marcei Brubaker||Asst. Director|
|Josh King||Asst. Director|
|Oliver Stone||Executive Producer|
|Rachel Portman||Score Composer|
|Jim Poynter||Art Director,Set Decoration/Design|
|Diane B. Smith||Production Designer|
|Lydia Tanji||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Janet Yang||Executive Producer|
1. Hopes and Dreams
2. Auntie Lindo's Story
3. Waverly's Story
4. Auntie Ying Ying's Story
5. Lena's Story
6. Auntie An Mei's Story
7. Rose's Story
8. Auntie An Mei Continues
9. June's Story
10. Suyuan's Cherished Wish
Subtitles: English for the Hearing Impaired
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one of the most beautifully done movies of the 90's. period. one of my favorites... ever.
"The Joy Luck Club" has to be the best movie I have ever seen, and probably will be the only one of it's kind. The story is beautiful and timeless and I encourage everyone to see it. It makes you think of the relationships of your family and how, even though this is a movie, it can impact you beyond belief. It will rock you to the core of your being and I am living proof.
This is such a good movie, portraying the heroic struggles of women and the affects their life choices made in the lives of their daughters. If you want to see a movie with meaning that can make you cry and laugh and really make you think about your own life this is the one. I have seen it several times and am still amazed each time by the stories of these women and how there is a valuable, beautifully entertaining lesson in it for us all. Well Done!!!
Wonderful, instructive, engaging and powerful story from beginning to end. A captivating classic full of beautifully delivered messages to inspire all types of readers for years to come Loved it!
I first saw this film when it was released and enjoyed it so thoroughly, that I went back the next week to view it again. The vignettes are universal, women that have to make painful sacrifices, but that the history of ours mothers is so much more painful than our own, we have so many better options and freedom to decide. It makes me cry each time, especially since I lost my mom, and knowing that her life was so difficult in comparison to my own. The message is what you make of it, but I think it is to value your own life and choose wisely, with quality! I love this film.
I love this movie. I've seen it a dozen times and each time I see it I am moved to tears. This is a movie that will open your eyes to the deep and sometimes unseen bonds that tie mothers and daughters together. Watch this with your mother, your grandmother, your daughter, your granddaughter, your sister, your female friends - and keep a box of tissues nearby...you'll need them. Uplifting and heartbreaking at the same time. This movie is in my Top 5 All-time Favorites.
pretty good movie and book. tittle really hits main points of book.
Best Movie I've Ever Seen. Made me laugh, made me cry, and also made me see that I need to go after what I want and never settle for a worthless man! Stacey McHenry
It has to be my favorite movie of all time. It makes you cry and laugh. I love it so much. If you haven't seen it you need to because you are missing out on one of the best movies of all time!
I have seen this movie about six times over the years, and I enjoy it more and more every time. It's an EXCELLENT piece of work! Plus, Russell Wong is HOT!!!!!!!!!!!
One of those movies that I will never forget. I also read the book and I am not the type of person who watches movies, not even buy movies.