G | | Animation, Adventure, Family
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
The song "Reflection" was meant to be much longer, but the filmmakers wanted to save time in the movie. In the deleted version, Mulan not only takes off her bun, makeup, and jewelry, she also takes off her sashes. Also, the deleted version shows ... ...
You took away my victory!
Mulan: I did.
Shan-Yu: The soldier from the mountains...
When Mulan initially performs poorly at the training, Li Shang dismisses her and tells her to go home. However, she is reasonably young and fit, whereas her father can barely walk, so he certainly wouldn't have made it through the training and so there was no need for Mulan to be concerned enough to take his place.
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In at least one showing on ABC, the Grandmother's line of "Would you like to stay forever?" (said from off-screen to Captain Li Shang towards the end of the film) was removed from the soundtrack for some reason.
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