Joy Luck Club, The (page 5 of 11)

The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here, Tamlyn Tomita (as Waverly Jong - the daughter of Lindo). 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, Tsai Chin (as Lindo Jong, Waverly’s mother) and Ya Shan Wu (as Lindo's husband, Waverly’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 from left, Mai Vu (as Waverly Jong - Age 9), Jason Yee (as Waverly's Brother, facing camera, seated at table), unidentified as second brother (back to camera, seated), Tsai Chin (as Lindo Jong) and Ya Shan Wu (as Lindo's Husband). From the book, section: American Translation, chapter: Four Directions, Waverly Jong remembers, ‘That evening and the next day she wouldn't speak to me. She would say stiff words to my father and brothers, as if I had become invisible and she was talking about a rotten fish she had thrown away but which had left behind its bad smell.’ 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, Tsai Chin (as Lindo Jong) proudly holding a Life magazine featuring her nine year-old daughter, Waverly, on the cover. From the book, section: The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates, chapter: Rules of the Game, Waverly Jong recalls, ‘I had to accompany my mother on Saturday market days when I had no tournament to play. My mother would proudly walk with me, visiting many shops, buying very little. "This my daughter Wave-ly Jong," she said to whoever looked her way.’ 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, Mai Vu (as Waverly Jong - Age 9, the daughter of Lindo), appearing on the cover of Life magazine. From the book, section: The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates, chapter: Rules of the Game, Waverly Jong records, ‘By my ninth birthday, I was a national chess champion. (…) I was touted as the Great American Hope, a child prodigy and a girl to boot. They ran a photo of me in Life magazine next to a quote in which Bobby Fischer said, "There will never be a woman grand master." "Your move, Bobby," said the caption.’ Suggested year depicted: 1963. 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, Mai Vu (as Waverly Jong - Age 9, the daughter of Lindo), playing chess. From the book, section: American Translation, chapter: Four Directions, Waverly Jong recounts as a young girl, ‘Even though I was young, I knew my ability to play chess was a gift. It was effortless, so easy. I could see things on the chessboard that other people could not. I could create barriers to protect myself that were invisible to my opponents. And this gift gave me supreme confidence. (...) I loved to win.’ Suggested year depicted: 1963. 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, Tamlyn Tomita (as Waverly Jong - the daughter of Lindo). 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, Tsai Chin (as Lindo Jong). 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, Irene Ng (as young Lindo), pleased to escape her marriage from the boy, Tyan-yu. 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, Guo-Rong Chin (as Huang Taitai, Lindo’s mother-in-law) and Zhi Xiang Xia (as Huang Taitai's Servant). Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.