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Woman General Mulan Hua (1964)
"Hua Mu Lan" (original title)

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Ivy Ling Po ...
General Hua Mulan (as Lvy Ling Po)
Han Chin ...
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Ming Chao ...
Chen Weihan
Jintang Chen
Yanyan Chen ...
Mrs. Hua
Kuang Chao Chiang ...
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Miao Ching ...
The Emperor
Mu Chu ...
Hua Ming
Xiaoyu Deng
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Wang Kui
Nü Fenghuang
Ying-Chieh Han
Bin He ...
Turk King
Li Jen Ho
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Closer to the original story than Disney's.
17 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This version of MuLan was produced at least 30 years before Disney's MuLan, and tells a more PG-13 story than Disney's. The story addresses many identity exploration issues, including proper soldier etiquette (possibly as a commentary for perceived fallacies in military conduct of ancient/old China).

This excellent version is also presented like a Traditional Chinese Opera, complete with traditional kung fu-dancing and singing, however, it has multiple unique sets like a regular movie. Thank goodness for English Subtitles! The subtitle dialog is definitely Chinese in flavor, and it is not American English.

But regardless it is a exquisite creation for its time. This version might be considered even cheesy by American tastes, for people expecting a transliteration like Mel Gibson's Hamlet or something similar. I definitely recommend this if you'd like to explore more traditional Chinese art. There's nothing wrong with the Disney version for its own sake, but this is a slightly grittier, absolutely more serious version of MuLan. This has none of the extrapolation and weirdness that is Disney's MuLan 2.

If you have trouble finding this 1964 version of MuLan, it is available via Blockbuster Online also, which is how I saw it.


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