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花木蘭 (2009)

Reviewed by: mrblue
Date: 04/22/2010

The latest version of the popular story of Chinese folk hero Hua Mulan (best known to Western viewers via the 1998 Disney film) stars Vicky Zhao as the titular heroine, who is regarded (whether the base story is actually true or not) as the first woman to attain the rank of general in a Chinese army. Jingle Ma's take on the tale falls into line with the majority of his output -- it's entertaining enough for a popcorn picture, but it's nothing you're going to remember fondly down the line, if you even remember anything specific about it at all.

Reviewer Score: 5