First Image and Synopsis from Pixar Short LA LUNA

     May 5, 2011


Disney has released the first image and synopsis from the new Pixar short La Luna. Directed by Enrico Casarosa (story artist on Pixar films such as Cars and Up), La Luna runs almost seven minutes and is a coming-of-age tale that centers on a young boy who learns of his family’s “unusual line of work” and must decide whether or not to follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps. The film will premiere in June at the Annecy International Animation Festival.

Hit the jump to check out the full image and synopsis.

Here’s the synopsis for La Luna [click image to enlarge]:

La Luna is the timeless fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. In an old wooden boat they row far out to sea, and with no land in sight, they stop and wait.  A big surprise awaits the little boy as he discovers his family’s most unusual line of work. Should he follow the example of his Papa, or his Grandpa? Will he be able to find his own way in the midst of their conflicting opinions and timeworn traditions?



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