Mulan – Movie Review


Mulan is a movie about a Chinese girl named Mulan , hailing from a loving family and living in a conservative society. She dreams and wants to do something different but isn’t quiet sure what to do.

At that time China is attacked by Hun army and China’s army is short of soldiers to fight back. King orders one person from each family to join army to fight back Huns. Mulan is the only daughter of Fasoo. Her father is old and feeble and incapable to fight , but, has to join army as per king’s order. Mulan doesn’t like this idea and rebels. She leaves her home to join army in the guise of a man , as women were not allowed to join army. She joins army as Ping and saves the China’s army and destroys Hun’s army. She is hailed for her valour but soon her identity opens and she is told to leave. Being left behind she sees Huns coming back to life and leaves for the place where victory celebrations are going on . Nobody listens to her warnings and in the meantime Huns attack and capture the king. Mulan once again helps to rescue the king and destroy the Huns. She is recognised for her bravery by the king and is given a responsible position in the court. She is hailed by everybody. She returns home to meet her father and presents the gifts ,given to her by the king ,before her father. Father feels very proud of his daughter and is very happy for her.

Remarks: Mulan is an animation movie. Movie is based on centuries old Chinese poem the “Ballad of Mulan”. It has till date not been known that whether Fa Mulan was a historical character or was a character created for the purpose of the poem.

Directed By:

Tony Bancroft , Barry Cook

Produced by:

Pam Coats


• It motivates one to follow one’s heart and listen to the deeper inner voice
• Motivates one to do what is right at a particular point of time
• Motivates one to take risk for the betterment of family and oneself

Violence: Few violence scenes are there
Can watch with family: Yes
Intimacy scenes: None
Objectionable scenes: None
Suitable for age groups: All age groups
Family Values: *****
Language: English
Ratings on motivational part: *****

Ratings :
***** Excellent
**** Good
*** Average
** Ok-Ok

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