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Mulan Joins the Army

Mulan cong jun

Directed by Bu Wancang
China, 1939


Hua Mulan, the heroine, is a young maiden who lives with her elderly father during the Northern Wei dynasty. When China is invaded by nomads, her father is called into service by the Emperor. In a scene of filial piety, Mulan dons her father’s old armor and takes his place in the army.

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Mulan Joins the Army Directed by Bu Wancang

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