Based on Amy Tan’s book of the same name, this week’s multicultural movie review is on  The Joy Luck Club. The movie is about the story of the relationships between four Chinese women and their Chinese – American daughters. 


The movie poster tagline states “between every mother and daughter, there is a story that must be told.”

Multicultural Issues Explored:

  • Mother – daughter relationships
  • Definition of success
  • Identity and cultural differences
  • Parent’s expectations

The Joy Luck Club Multicultural Movie


Watch the Movie Trailer


Starring Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Kieu Chinh

Directed by Wayne Wang

Produced by Ronald Bass

  • Jessinta Liu – associate producer
  • Patrick Markey – producer
  • Oliver Stone – executive producer
  • Amy Tan – producer
  • Wayne Wang – producer
  • Janet Yang – executive producer

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

Released on October 29, 1993 (USA)

Where You Can Watch the Movie:

  1. Itunes
  2. Youtube
  3. Amazon

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