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The Joy Luck Club Reviews

May 20, 2003
Both sweeping and intimate, a lovely evocation of changing cultures and enduring family ties.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 12, 2001
Four different actresses play the aunties in their youth, which sometimes keeps us struggling to keep the stories straight. That we do is a tribute to the power of Tan's theme about the miscommunication that separates one generation from another.
January 1, 2000
One of the most touching and moving of the year's films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
It's ravishing to look it, a truly gorgeous object. But it is not deep.
January 1, 2000
Gives refreshing -- and bittersweet -- dimension to the age-old clash between generations.
January 1, 2000
It's fascinating and satisfying the way the diverse threads are knitted together into a single tapestry.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 8, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: C+