Pixar’s “La Luna (2011)” Short Film Review – UNFINISHED



A boy’s father and grandfather take him out to sea, where he discovers their unusual line of work.
Initial releaseFebruary 10, 2012 (USA)
DirectorEnrico Casarosa
Initial DVD releaseNovember 13, 2012 (USA)
Pixar’s La Luna is a “coming of age” story of a young boy accompanying his father and grandfather in their peculiar line of work.
Initially it appears that the father and grandfather are cut from the same mould, wearing overalls and hats and carrying brooms. However, their differences in opinions such as the way in which a broom should be used or a hat should be worn lead to bickering in front of the timid boy, encouraging his sense of curiosity and wonder to flourish and bring him joy.

Director Casarosa’s unique animation style truly shines in this film as the abandonment of “perfection” created by traditional computer animation is abandoned. Casarosa’s use of watercolours to create texture


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