★★★★☆ USA. 1h55m. Adventure. Directed by Niki Caro. Produced by Chris Bender, Jake Weiner, Jason T. Reed. Screenplay by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin. Based on Disney’s “Mulan” by Tony Bancroft, “Ballad of Mulan” by Barry Cook. Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Tzi Ma, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An Ron, Yuan Gong Li, Jet Li. Music by Harry Gregson-Williams. Cinematography by Mandy Walker. Edited by David Coulson.
A young woman in ancient China defies both tradition and the law by disguising herself as a man, in order to enlist in the Imperial Army in place of her ailing father.