This retelling of the old Chinese folktale is about the story of a young Chinese maiden who learns that her weakened and lame father is to be called up into the army in order to fight the invading Huns. Knowing that he would never survive the rigours of war in his state, she decides to disguise herself and join in his place. Unknown to her, her ancestors are aware of this and to prevent it, they order a tiny disgraced dragon, Mushu to join her in order to force her to abandon her plan. He agrees, but when he meets Mulan, he learns that she cannot be dissuaded and so decides to help her in the perilous times ahead. Written by
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When Mulan is riding on Khan before the cart explodes, she is holding her sword. In the next shot when she is blown off her horse, her sword is back in its sheath. See more »
We must send the most powerful of all.
Okay, okay. I get the drift. I'll go.
Oh, y'all don't think I can do it? Watch this here!
[breathes a very small flame]
Aha! Jump back. I'm pretty hot, huh? Don't make me have to singe nobody to prove no point.
You had your chance to protect the Fa family.
Old Female Ancestor:
Your misguidance led Fa Deng to disaster!
[holding his severed head]
Yeah, thanks a lot.
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There are two things I love about this movie, aside from its stunning and beautiful animation. One is that I love the fact that Disney is exploring legends from other cultures and I am so glad it brought us this one. The other is that I just wanted to stand up and cheer at this great heroine. I am a huge fan of Disney movies, but most of the heroines, while spunky, are still just your basic damsel in distress. I loved Mulan's character. She was strong, she was powerful, she could do anything she wanted, and she overcame much diversity. I was thrilled to see the portrayal of a strong female character surviving because of her own integrity and strength rather than because of her looks. Bravo, Disney, for bringing us this wonderfully progressive Chinese tale.
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