Directed by Wayne Wang • 1985 • United States
Starring Laureen Chew, Kim Chew, Victor Wong
Wayne Wang celebrates Chinese American food, family, and culture in this bittersweet portrait of a widowed mother (Kim Chew) living in San Francisco. After a fortune teller predicts her imminent death, she sets out to realize her final and greatest wish: to see her adult daughter (Laureen Chew) married. With gentle humor and delicate emotion, Wang observes the complex ways in which generations clash and come together.