Running Time: 22 Minutes
DVD [Home Use Only]
This DVD contains 2 animated Chinese folktales.
Seven Magic Brothers
Retold by Kuang-Tsai Hao
English Translation by Rick Charette
Illustrated by Eva Wang
This retelling of a popular, classic children's story from China begins with seven brothers who walk, talk, and look alike. Each one possesses an amazing power all his own. It is only when the brothers combine their special powers that they fool the cruel and evil emperor, who wishes to do harm to one of the brothers, and save each others' lives.
Dialog in Mandarin and English. Subtitles in English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese & Hanyu Pinyin. Region code ALL.
The Sorceress of the Wooden Bridge Inn
Retold by Xuanyi Wang
English Translation by Zongxiang Hu
Illustrated by Shiming Zhang
A weary traveller stumbles on a beautiful innkeeper's dark secret. The story, told with enchanting illustrations in traditional Chinese brushpainting, goes on to unveil how the traveller outwits the innkeeper, turns the evil spells on herself, and restores those who were affected by her witchcraft.
Dialog in Mandarin & English. Subtitles in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese & Hanyu Pinyin. Region code ALL.