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The Butterfly Lovers (2004)

Liang Shan Po yu Zhu Ying Tai (original title)
The Butterfly Lovers (2004) is an animated re-telling of the classical Chinese story of two lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai. Zhu Yingtai was a girl born into an upper-class family ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Ming Chin Tsai

Writers:

Ming Chin Tsai, Ya-Yan Teng (co-writer)
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Credited cast:
Elva Hsiao ... (voice)
Rene Liu ... (voice)
Jacky Tsung-hsien Wu ... (voice)
Chien-Chun Hsu Chien-Chun Hsu ... (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hsi-Hua Wang Hsi-Hua Wang ... (voice)

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The Butterfly Lovers (2004) is an animated re-telling of the classical Chinese story of two lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai. Zhu Yingtai was a girl born into an upper-class family during China's Eastern Jin Dynasty. Since women were not allowed to attend school, she begged her family to let her go, and they consented as long as she pretended to be a young man. There she met a handsome young upper-class man named Liang Shanbo. They instantly became friends and vowed to be sworn brothers forever. Yingtai hid her real identity from "Brother Liang" through the three years they studied together at Hangzhou. Her love for him grew to consume her, and she thought of nothing else but spending all of her days with Brother Liang.

However, after a time Yingtai's mother began to send letters to her, asking her to come home. At the fifth letter, Yingtai relented and planned to tell Brother Liang her real identity before she left school. A wealthy rival, Ma Wen Tsai, who suspected Yingtai's real...

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Animation | Family

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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

22 January 2004 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ling et Tao: La légende des amoureux papillons See more »

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Color
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