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The Chinese myth of the immortal white snake - Shunan Teng

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The talented herbalist Xu Xian had just started his own medicine shop where he created remedies with the help of his wife, Bai Su Zhen. One day a monk named Fa Hai approached him, warning him that there was a demon in his house. The demon, he said, was Bai Su Zhen. Xu Xian laughed. How could his kind-hearted wife be a demon? Shunan Teng traces the tale of the immortal white snake.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Shunan Teng
  • Director Steff Lee
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen
  • Animator Jack Ross
  • Sound Designer Gav Cantrell
  • Composer Gav Cantrell
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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