Of course, Moana’s actual meeting with the demigod Maui is a bit more frustrating than it normally is in most mythic adventures. But holy crap, Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson have such good chemistry as these characters.


Also, every single frame of this movie that we’ve seen is gorgeous:

Moana comes out November 23.


Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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