Mulan: 7 Amazing Facts about the Disney classic…and the upcoming live action remake

Hua Mulan leads the dynastic armies to victory with Kung Fu, intelligence and strategy!

Hua Mulan in repose before battle, pictured in an 11th Century Chinese tapestry. | WikiCommons

Hua Mulan in repose before battle, pictured in an 11th Century Chinese tapestry. | WikiCommons

On the strength of her martial arts proficiency (she practiced Kung Fu), intelligence and leadership, Hua Mulan fights her way to the front of the army before earning her place as the legendary leader of the dynasty’s victorious and heroic fighting forces. Mulan retires to her hometown after a 12-year battle campaign, and lives happily ever after – at least in most retellings! Over time, the story has been adapted and expanded over the centuries as a beloved Chinese legend

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