Yu Jun wants to study but tradition dictates she can't because she's a girl, so she dresses as a boy and goes to school. There she meets Liang and falls in love. Liang visits her and realises she is a boy. They fall in love and he asks her father for her hand in marriage. Her father refuses and Liang, realising he cannot have Yu Jun, becomes ill and dies. Yu Jun is determined to be with her only love - what will she do to be with him again?
Pupils could be given some pictures representing the key moments of the story. They could then watch the clip and put the pictures in the correct order. Pupils could discuss the feelings of the characters. They could draw the characters and thinking bubbles to share how they feel. Could be used to talk about schooling in different countries and discuss why studying was so important for the girl. Pupils could perform the key moments of the story as a play mixing a simple script with mime.