Running Time: 18 Minutes
ISBN: 9781572270930

Lady White Snake: A Tale from Chinese Opera


DVD [Public Performance Rights]
Retold by Aaron Shepard
Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang

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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