This easy-to-use movie guide includes:
This guide includes:
o Mother-Daughter Character Chart
o Movie questions
o Book-Movie comparison chart
o Answer guide for movie questions
o Rated-R Movie Permission Slip
Warning: This movie is rated R for a few reasons:
This film has a few mild sex scenes in the video.
There is discussion of suicide, but no explicit visuals about the suicide.
In another scene, a male baby is drowned by his mother in warm bath water. The mother has been physically and psychologically abused by her husband, the baby's father.
Age: 14+; MPAA Rating -- R for strong depiction of thematic material; Drama; 1993; 136 minutes; Color. Available from Amazon.com.
This movie would be particularly good to pair with reading the novel, Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan!