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Leon, a young boy is out fishing at night when the moon goes dark. He is magically transported to the Moon, where he meets Moongirl, who he helps try to fix the moon.

Director:

Henry Selick

Writer:

Michael Berger (inspired by an original story by)
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Cast overview:
Avrielle Corti Avrielle Corti ... Moongirl (voice)
Zack Shada ... Leon (voice)
Henry Selick ... Gargaloons (voice)
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Leon, a young boy is out fishing at night when the moon goes dark. He is magically transported to the Moon, where he meets Moongirl, who he helps try to fix the moon.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2005 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Moongirl See more »

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Laika Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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24 January 2017 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

Having seen several Laika productions, I was intrigued to learn they'd made a short, so I found it on youtube. It's very disappointing.

The disjointed story involves a boy out night fishing who winds up on the moon. The story reminded me a little of an episode of Axecop, only that series is purposely nonsensical while this one seemed to be going for a sense of wonder and failing. There's no attempt at character building beyond giving one kid a cloying southern accent, and the story feels like it should have either been long enough to fully explore the concept or about 50 seconds long so it would just flash by with some striking visuals.

The end result looks kind of nice but, as another reviewer here noted, has no heart at all.


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