The Female General`s Moustache – dir. Disheng Zhang

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Original Film Title: 穆桂英的胡子

Director’s Name: Disheng Zhang

Writer’s Name: Disheng Zhang, Wenhui Li

Producer: Wenhui Li

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 18 minutes 35 seconds

Film Description:

A Jin Opera troupe, which has been passed down for several generations, is struggling to survive. They finally get a job, but it is disrupted by a street dance troupe. However, their apprentice, who is about to take over the opera troupe, has a sudden idea to add some trendy elements from street dance troupe to seek development. 
The ancient stage seems to have a magical power and senses his desire, and one after another, they bring Mu Guiying from movies, games, and anime onto the stage to perform《 Lady General Mu Takes Command》, which also makes him grow a beard as a female role performer. 
The beard scares the apprentice a little, but he doesn’t understand the meaning behind it and is obsessed with recruiting three young Mu Guiyings to contribute to Jin Opera, only to be backlashed. 
After the apprentice failed to bribe, he decides to attack the three Mu Guiying, but he is finally defeated due to his lack of ability.The young Mu Guiyings advise him to surrender, and he finally realizes that his actions will only accelerate the demise of Jin Opera, so it is better to let nature take its course.

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