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The Joy Luck Club Film Still - Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ming-Na Wen, Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, and Lauren Tom

THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993) – AFI Movie Club

A lush adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Amy Tan, THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993) featured casting by AFI Alum and AFI Conservatory Faculty Heidi Levitt (Class of 1987), who established a close collaboration with director Wayne Wang – with whom she would subsequently work with on projects including SMOKE and BLUE IN THE FACE....
Mulan Film Still

AFI Movie Club: MULAN

MULAN is an animated tale of a spirited, young woman who disguises herself as a man to fight in the army in her father’s place. The film began in development when AFI Honorary Degree recipient Jeffrey Katzenberg was Chairman of Walt Disney Studios and was released to critical and commercial acclaim. Click Here to Find Out…
The Joy Luck Club Film Still - Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ming-Na Wen, Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, and Lauren Tom

AFI Movie Club: THE JOY LUCK CLUB

AFI alum and AFI Conservatory faculty Heidi Levitt (Class of 1987) worked as a Casting Director on THE JOY LUCK CLUB, establishing a close collaboration with director Wayne Wang, whom she would later work with on projects including SMOKE and BLUE IN THE FACE.  In this AFI Archive exclusive video, director Wayne Wang talks about…
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