25 Years On, ‘Joy Luck Club’ Still Has Lessons To Teach On The Value Of Being Seen

Twenty-five years ago, "The Joy Luck Club" moved audiences to tears. And it wielded its sob-inducing power again at its silver anniversary return Thursday afternoon.

"I cried the first time I watched it, and I made the film! Maybe it's this theatre," director Wayne Wang said at a special screening at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The adaptation of Amy Tang's novel made its Canadian debut in 1993 at Toronto's Elgin Theatre during TIFF. Wang came back to where it all started...



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