I know we’ve already given away some spoilers, but the next one’s a biggie – read at your own peril.
One of the most intriguing scenes in the movie was when Rachel pitted her mahjong skills against her would-be mother-in-law, Eleanor. In this high-stakes encounter, Rachel yielded
to Eleanor, telling her that she was willing to sacrifice her happiness for Nick’s.
Mahjong is a game which is familiar to most Asians. You can have fun playing it with like-minded friends without having to blow thousands of dollars. What’s more, mahjong, combines cognitive training and stimulation, with social interactions, which has also been attributed to nurture mental alertness and help slow down degenerative brain diseases, such as dementia.