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Mulan is a fantasy adventure drama produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Niki Caro, with a screenplay by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, and Elizabeth Martin. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1998 animated film of the same name, which was based on the Chinese folklore story, “The Ballad of Mulan”. Mulan is about a female who has to disguise herself as a male warrior to stand in for her ailing father. I anticipated this movie with hopes it would be a spectacular story of Avatar-like quality with brilliant special effects. I guess “One out of two ain’t bad”.

In Imperial China, Hua Mulan (Yifei Liu) is an adventurous and active girl, to the disappointment of her parents Hua Zhou (Tzi Ma) and Hua Li (Rosalind Chao), who hope that one day she will be wed to a good husband. As a young woman, Mulan is scheduled to…

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