Joy Luck Club, The (page 9 of 11)

The movie "The Joy Luck Club", based upon the novel by Amy Tan, directed by Wayne Wang. Seen here from left, Rosalind Chao (as Rose Hsu) and Andrew McCarthy (as Ted Jordan). 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, Diane Baker (as Mrs. Jordan, Ted’s Mother), Rosalind Chao (as Rose Hsu) and Andrew McCarthy (as Ted Jordan). Ted comes to defend Rose, proclaiming his love for her. 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, Diane Baker (as Mrs. Jordan, Ted’s Mother). From the book, section: The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates, chapter: Half and Half. Rose Hsu Jordan recounts an early conversation with Ted’s mother. ‘She assured me she had nothing whatsoever against minorities; she and her husband, who owned a chain of office-supply stores, personally knew many fine people who were Oriental, Spanish, and even black.’ 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, Andrew McCarthy (as Ted Jordan). From the book, section: The Twenty-Six Malignant Gates, chapter: Half and Half. Rose Hsu Jordan recalls, ‘Although we had dated only a few times in the last month - and certainly had never slept together, since both of us lived at home - Ted introduced me to all his relatives as his girlfriend, which, until then, I didn't know I was.’ 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, Rosalind Chao (as Rose Hsu Jordan – daughter of An-mei Hsu). 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, Vivian Wu (as An-mei's mother) and Lucille Soong (as Popo, An-mei’s grandmother). From the book, section: Feathers From a Thousand LI Away, chapter: Scar. An-mei remembering her mother, ‘And then my mother cut a piece of meat from her arm. Tears poured from her face and blood spilled to the floor. / My mother took her flesh and put it in the soup. She cooked magic in the ancient tradition to try to cure her mother this one last time. (…) / This is how a daughter honors her mother.’ 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, Yi Ding (as An-mei - Age 9). The year is 1923. From the book, section: Queen Mother of the Western Skies, chapter: Magpies. An-mei remembering, ‘And I would stare at my mother. She did not look evil. I wanted to touch her face, the one that looked like mine.’ 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, Vivian Wu (as An-mei's Mother). The year is 1923. From the book, section: Queen Mother of the Western Skies, chapter: Magpies. An-mei describes ‘My mother was a stranger to me (…) But I knew she was my mother, because I could feel her pain. (…) / She prepared herself to return to Tientsin, where she had dishonored her widowhood by becoming the third concubine to a rich man.’ 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, Vivian Wu (as An-mei's Mother). She is in China. The year is 1918. From the book, section: Feathers From a Thousand LI Away, chapter: Scar. An-mei recalls the tense exchange others directed to her mother. ‘ "Who is this ghost? Not an honored widow. Just a number three concubine. If you take your daughter, she will become like you. No face. Never able to lift up her head." / Still my mother shouted for me to come. I remember her voice so clearly now. An-mei! An-mei! I could see my mother's face across the table.’ 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, Emmy Yu (as An-mei - Age 4). She is in China. The year is 1918. From the book, section: Feathers From a Thousand LI Away, chapter: Scar, An-mei recalls, ‘And then the talking stopped. My uncle rose from his chair. Everyone turned to look at the door, where a tall woman stood. I was the only one who spoke. / "Ma," I had cried, rushing off my chair, but my auntie slapped my face and pushed me back down.’ Limited theatrical release September 10, 1993. Screen capture. Copyright © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. Credit: © 1993 Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy: Pyxurz.