Running Time: 37 Minutes
ISBN: 9781572271166

The Making of Monkey King &
Monkey King Wreaks Havoc in Heaven


DVD [Home Use Only]
This DVD contains 2 animated Chinese folktales.

Adventures of Monkey King 1: The Making of Monkey King

Retold by Robert Kraus & Debby Chen
Illustrated by Wenhai Ma
In The Making of Monkey King, the fantastic beginning of this unforgettable hero is told. Magically born from a rock, he is crowned Monkey King by his fellow monkeys after finding a sanctuary for them. Anxious to make the enjoyment of his life and his rule last forever, he sets off on a journey to find the secret of immortality. At last, one Master accepts him as his disciple, and Monkey King's education begins. How he fares at school, and the sorry state in which he finds his kingdom upon his return home, culminate the humor and action of this first book in the Adventures of Monkey King series.This DVD takes the beautiful water color artworks by Mr. Ma from the original story book and adds animation, music, narration and subtitles.

The dialog is in Mandarin and English. The subtitles are in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Hanyu Pinyin. Bonus feature includes notes on The Monkey King. Region code ALL.

Adventures of Monkey King 2: Monkey King Wreaks Havoc in Heaven

Retold by Debby Chen
Illustrated by Wenhai Ma
What fate awaits a thousand-year-old white snake that travels from its sacred mountain to human world, only to fall in love with a mortal? Such is the unusual beginning of this tragic love story, one of the most popular in all of Chinese opera. Lady White's selfless devotion to her earthly husband is considered by the temple priest an abomination. In a spectacular struggle to stay with her husband, our heroine prevails in the end. However, time is sadly not on her side.

Dialog in Mandarin and English. Subtitles in English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese & Hanyu Pinyin. Region code ALL.

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