Joy Luck Club, The (page 11 of 11)

The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Ming-Na Wen (as June Woo, alt.: Jing-mei Woo) hugging her two half sisters for the first time, the twin daughters of Suyuan Woo. As per the novel, from section: Queen Mother of the Western Skies, chapter: A Pair of Tickets. ‘As soon as I get beyond the gate, we run toward each other, all three of us embracing, all hesitations and expectations forgotten. / "Mama, Mama," we all murmur, as if she is among us. ’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Suyuan Woo’s twin daughters named Chwun Yu and Chwun Hwa, (played by Sheng Yu Ma and Sheng Wei Ma). They are Jing-mei Woo’s long lost half-sisters. Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here from left, Ming-Na Wen (as June Woo, alt.: Jing-mei Woo) and Chao Li Chi (as Canning Woo, June's Father). She holds a swan feather. From the novel’s opening: ‘For a long time now the woman had wanted to give her daughter the single swan feather and tell her, "This feather may look worthless, but it comes from afar and carries with it all my good intentions." ’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Suyuan Woo’s twin daughters in war torn China, 1944. As per the novel, from section: Queen Mother of the Western Skies, chapter: A Pair of Tickets. Jing-mei Woo is told, ‘They are my mother's twin daughters from her first marriage, little babies she was forced to abandon on a road as she was fleeing Kweilin for Chungking in 1944. That was all my mother had told me about these daughters, so they had remained babies in my mind, all these years, sitting on the side of a road, listening to bombs whistling in the distance while sucking their patient red thumbs.’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Kieu Chinh (as Suyuan Woo) in war torn China, 1944. As per the novel, from section: Queen Mother of the Western Skies, chapter: A Pair of Tickets. Jing-mei Woo learns about her mother’s past. ‘Finally, there was not one more step left in her body. She didn't have the strength to carry those babies any farther. She slumped to the ground. She knew she would die of her sickness, or perhaps from thirst, from starvation, or from the Japanese, who she was sure were marching right behind her. / She took the babies out of the slings and sat them on the side of the road, (…)’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Kieu Chinh (as Suyuan Woo) in war torn China, year:1944. As per the novel, from section: Feathers From a Thousand LI Away, chapter: The Joy Luck Club. Jing-mei Woo recalls her mother’s story. ‘I carried a bag in each hand, one with clothes, the other with food. I carried these things until deep grooves grew in my hands. And I finally dropped one bag after the other when my hands began to bleed and became too slippery to hold onto anything.’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Chao Li Chi (as Canning Woo, June's Father). Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here near center, wearing green jade necklace, Ming-Na Wen (as June Woo, alt.: Jing-mei Woo) surrounded by families and friends, as she prepares to visit long lost relatives in China. Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here from left, Kieu Chinh (as Suyuan Woo, June’s Mother) and Ming-Na Wen (as June Woo, alt.: Jing-mei Woo) daughter. Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here from left, Chao Li Chi (as Canning Woo, June's Father), and Kieu Chinh (as Suyuan Woo, June’s Mother). Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.