Running Time: 7 Minutes
ISBN: 9781572270923

The Ballad of Mulan


DVD [Public Performance Rights]
Retold & Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang
Houghton Mifflin Reading Program, Grade 3 feature story

Mulan, unwilling to see her aged and frail father fighting in a war, disguises herself as a man and joins the army in his place. For the next ten years she shows remarkable skill as a warrior and becomes a famous general. Her true identity remains hidden from her comrades until the very end.
Today, Mulan continues too be an inspiration to girls and women. She embodies the belief that, given the opportunity, women are capable of accomplishing the same feats as men.

The dialog is in Mandarin and English. The subtitles are in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Hanyu Pinyin. Bonus features include the recitation of the full ballad in Mandarin, and historical notes on The Ballad of Mulan. Region code ALL.

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