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the Princess of Lotus Flowers - A Folktale from China

Language: English

Animation Co-production Programme in Asia/Pacific. Volume 1
Douxu, a scholar, met the beautiful Lotus Princess in a dream. The princess' home was attacked by a huge serpent. Finding no way to rescue her, the scholar awoke in a frenzy...
This film presents an old philosophical idea of Zhuangzi about the mutual interweaving of life and dream -having, yet not possessing; not possessing, yet having.

ACCU encourages UNESCO Member States to produce indigenous language versions of this video. Master tapes without narration are available from ACCU.

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Place/region: China, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Animated film
Production and personalities:
Author: Hu Yihong
Publisher: Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU)
Coproducer/sponsor: Shanghai Animation Film Studio, China; UNESCO
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Original: Video cassette.VHS.Pal
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-KMI/KSA/1342
File No: AVFONDS-1993-001155-ACCU.MOV
Rights holder: Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU)