La Luna (The Moon)

la luna is a 2011 Pixar animated short film, directed and written by Enrico Casarosa; was released on November 13, 2012. La Luna was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. The short film starts with a young child, Bambino, which is experiencing his very first night accompanying his father and grandfather as they paddle out into the sea beneath a full moon, in an old wooden boat they row far out to sea. Then as a full moon rises, grandfather gives Bambino an anchor and his dad pulls out a long ladder. Bam is sent up to the top with the anchor and throws it to the moon , and the three ascend to start their work of sweeping fallen stars off the lunar surface. Bam soon discovers that the moon's light comes from millions of small stars. Once the job is done, they climb back down into their boat and look up at the moon, which now displays a glowing crescent phase thanks to their efforts.
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La Luna a wonderful combination of animated imagery and music, It tells the story in a very imaginative way in a few minutes, Great shortfilm with an excellent ending and message for kids. The music is great, it's simply great, and it makes the film. About music uses, the score of La Luna is excellent. A soft orchestral layer combined with some harmonica melodies is fantastic. All feels very heartwarming and creative. Ambient sounds are simple, but distinctively atmospheric. I find it fascinating that the music does so much, yet the animation is so entrancing that the music is felt rather than heard. It's rare to see something on par with excellent music. The audience's eyes will be satisfied with a very smart and intuitive use of lights, by having that good visual advantage. Pixar is always famous for their animated films that changed the movie industry . In conclusion, La Luna is one of the best Pixar short films ever.
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4 Minutes
43 Seconds