PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Te Ka, in various Polynesian languages, translates to "The Fiery", while Te Fiti translates to "The Shiny/Shining".
In the beginning there was only ocean until the Mother Island emerged. Te Fiti. Her heart held the greatest power ever known. It could create life itself. And Te Fiti shared it with the world. But in time, some began to seek Te Fiti's heart. They ...
The movie features several frigate birds, particularly when baby Moana helps the baby turtle get to the sea. Polynesians sometimes used frigate birds to help navigate toward new islands. However, they spend very little time on land, and never eat there. They hunt while in flight in the open sea, and only land when they need to roost.
At the end of the scrolling credits, there is a drawing of Wreck-It Ralph in a Polynesian outfit.
$56,631,401 (USA) (27 November 2016)
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