Actor Jet Li calls live-action remake of classic Chinese story 'the 21st century Mulan'

According to Jet Li, the movie does well in illustrating values that are key to Chinese culture.
According to Jet Li, the movie does well in illustrating values that are key to Chinese culture.PHOTOS: MULAN/FACEBOOK, THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

LOS ANGELES - Disney's live-action remake of its animated classic Mulan is a timeless tale of devotion to country and family, and a good representation of what these values mean in Chinese culture, say stars Liu Yifei and Jet Li.

Yet they believe the film, which opens in theatres in Singapore on Sept 4, also tips its hat to more Western, individualistic ideas about authenticity, empowerment and being true to oneself.

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