Following the Brussels Comics Festival (www.fetedelabd.be), where the China Cultural Center jointly organized the China booth in the International Pavilion, we set up a special movie program of Chinese animation movies to start the season again !
During 2 weeks, we discover some masterpieces of Chinese animation of all period. We start with a classic story about love and courage, Lotus Lantern, which was adapted from the Chinese mythology with the same name.
Lotus Lantern (1999)
05/09 (FR subtitles) & 07/09 (EN subtitles)
Category : Animation
Duration : 1h20min
Director : CHANG Guangxi
Starring (voice actors): JIANG Wen, XU Fan, CHEN Peisi, NING Jing
A goddess named Sanshengmu falls in love with a mortal named Liu Yanchang. Even though their love is forbidden, they still get married and have a son, Chenxiang. In order to punish them, a god called Erlangshen, kills Liu Yanchang viciously but Sanshengmu escapes. After Chenxiang grows up, Erlangshen captures both him and his mother and imprisons them. Chenxiang engages himself in a series of adventures to beat Erlangshen with his mother’s magical Lotus Lantern. Will he succeed to free his mother and get away from the evil?
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