The Chinese legend
Mulan is the main character of the Disney Studios cartoon: Mulan. Released in 1998, this film is freely inspired by a Chinese legend. It tells the story of Mulan, a young girl who decides to pretend to be a man to take the place of her old father when he is called to join the army to fight the Huns. Indeed, Mulan is not an ordinary young girl, she has difficulty to bend to the traditions and rules that are imposed on her. Seeing the summons of her father, old and walking with a cane, as a death sentence, she cuts her hair, takes her old armor and goes to the camp where she must follow her training. If it is very difficult at the beginning, she will eventually make friends and improve to the point of attracting the attention of young captain Chang. She will also be helped throughout her mission by Mushu, a small dragon sent by her ancestors to protect her. But once the training is over, she will have to push back the Huns who are trying to invade China.