• Mulan (2020)

Mulan

Release Date: July 24th, 2020

PG |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of Chinas legendary warrior to life in Disneys Mulan, in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nationand a proud father. Mulan features a celebrated international cast that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Bri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor. The film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek based on the narrative poem The Ballad of Mulan.

Cast: Donnie Yen, Jet Li, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Yifei Liu

Director: Niki Caro

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family

Production Co: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Distributors: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    The payoff is a consistently rich piece with impressive visual vitality. show more

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The film shines at capturing the watercolor delicacy of China's past. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Mulan is an impressive achievement, with a story and treatment ranking with "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King." show more

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