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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Madam White Snake (2001)

Title: 白蛇新传 / Bai She Xin Zhuan
Also Known as: Madame White Snake / Legend of the Snake Spirits
Episodes: 45
Broadcast year: 2001

The television serial was based on a legendary folk tale involving a snake spirit and her male lover, but was adapted in this version to include the presence of a black snake who is the snake spirit's mentor and the White Snake Spirit being trapped under the pagoda for 20 years, when in the original tale she was trapped under the tower for centuries.

Fann Wong / White Snake
Christopher Lee / Xu Xian, Xu Shilin, Lord Wu
Zhang Yu Yan / Green Snake
Vincent Jiao / Shi/Miao Junbao, Fahai