2019: WHEN WOMEN WARRIORS DARE NOT SPEAK

The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 17 | Issue 24 | Number 2 | Article ID 5333 | Dec 15, 2019
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WHEN WOMEN WARRIORS DARE NOT SPEAK:
China, Hong Kong and Disney’s Mulan Film

Philip J. Cunningham


"An upcoming film about a filial daughter who fights against the odds to make it in a man’s world is now fighting against the odds to avoid falling victim to a massive boycott because the star had the temerity to express her point of view. This was an unpopular point of view, at least in Hong Kong, where calls for a boycott of Mulan ring the loudest. Conversely, that criticism immediately gained some two million “likes” on the Chinese mainland, where only half the story of the Hong Kong protests is being told. ... "

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