Thousand Pieces of Gold1991

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Thousand Pieces of Gold
Directed by:
Nancy Kelly

Starring Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Michael Paul Chan, Dennis Dun, Jimmie F. Skaggs and Will Oldham, "Thousand Pieces of Gold" is a Romance/Western film directed by Nancy Kelly, and written by Anne Makepeace (screenplay), released in the USA on April 26 of 1991.

A testament to the strength of the human spirit

Who is the director of "Thousand Pieces of Gold":

Thousand Pieces of Gold was directed by Nancy Kelly, an American actress, producer, and director.

When was "Thousand Pieces of Gold" released:

Thousand Pieces of Gold was first released in the United States on Friday, April 26, 1991. Other films released on Friday, April 26, 1991 are Drowning by Numbers (dir. Peter Greenaway), Oscar (dir. John Landis), Toy Soldiers (dir. Daniel Petrie Jr.), and Talent for the Game (dir. Robert M. Young). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "Thousand Pieces of Gold":

At the casting of Thousand Pieces of Gold we find Rosalind Chao, previously seen in Denial (1990) and Slam Dance (1987); Chris Cooper (Guilty by Suspicion (1991), Matewan (1987)); Michael Paul Chan (Quicksilver (1986), The Goonies (1985)) [ more... ]

  • Chris Cooper and Beth Broderick also appeared together in The Muppets, released in 2011.
  • Will Oldham and Chris Cooper can both be seen in Matewan, released in 1987.
  • Rosalind Chao and Michael Paul Chan can both be seen in The Joy Luck Club, released in 1993.

What is the Storyline of "Thousand Pieces of Gold":


Lalu is the oldest daughter of a Chinese farmer.

Her father loses everything by gambling on winter wheat futures, and Lalu finds herself thrust into debt slavery.

At the end of the book, after many hardships, she dies.


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