AFI FEST 2016: Moana FILM REVIEW
Young Moana embarks on a quest to find the demi-god Maui in Walt Disney's MOANA.
An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.
Directors: Ron Clements and John Musker. Don Hall and Chris Williams.
Screenplay: Jared Bush
Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Jermaine Clement, Alan Tudyk, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Rachel House
Rated PG for peril, some scary images and brief thematic elements
Running Time: 1 hour 53 minutes
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