In the novel, it is revealed that the real name of the character played by Ming-Na Wen
is Jing-Mei. On ER
(1994), Ming-Na plays another character named Jing-Mei. See more
June receives a letter from her half-sisters that is written in traditional Chinese layout: top-to-bottom, right-to-left. In the 1980s, a letter from mainland China would have been written using the Western writing layout. See more
I tell you the story because I was raised the Chinese way. I was taught to desire nothing, to swallow other people's misery, and to eat my own bitterness. And even though I taught my daughter the opposite, still she came out the same way. Maybe it is because she was born to me and she was born a girl, and I was born to my mother and I was born a girl, all of us like stairs, one step after another, going up, going down, but always going the same way. No, this cannot be, this not knowing what ...
One Fine Day
Written by Gerry Goffin
and Carole King
Used by permission of Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
Performed by The Chiffons
Under license from Cema Special Markets See more