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Over the Moon

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United States, China · 2020
1h 40m
Director Glen Keane
Starring Cathy Ang, Phillipa Soo, Ken Jeong, John Cho
Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

Fei Fei, an adventurous young girl, has always dreamed of meeting Chang'e, the Chinese goddess of the moon. Fueled by memories of her mother, she finally decides to journey to the moon and prove Chang'e is real. With her pet rabbit by her side, Fei Fei builds a rocket that will take her to the mythical goddess.

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Empire by

Netflix wants to prove it can do what Disney does – and it more or less succeeds. Vibrant and heartfelt with tunes to boot, there’s plenty of love in Over The Moon.


TheWrap by Alonso Duralde

It’s great to have an animated female lead that does for science what Belle in “Beauty and the Beast” did for reading, but ultimately, Over the Moon wanes more than it waxes.


The Guardian by Cath Clarke

It’s all very spectacular – but nothing much happens in the second half, and back on Earth, the movie’s message about loss and the power of letting go feels over-sweetened, more Disney than Disney.


Slant Magazine by Chuck Bowen

At its most beguiling, director Glen Keane’s animated film Over the Moon mixes the unbridled free-association of playtime with an undercurrent of barbed satire.


IndieWire by David Ehrlich

If Over the Moon launches into orbit on the strength of its specificity, much of the film is frustratingly generic for a fable so rooted in a particular sense of place, the unique traditions that come with it, and the way they help a certain little girl learn to appreciate the enduring light of her late mother’s love.


Los Angeles Times by Justin Chang

Even its most surreal flights of fancy are tethered to a ploddingly diagrammed story whose indisputable lessons — cherish the ones you love, and also make room for more of them — are driven home with dispiriting obviousness.


Screen Rant by Molly Freeman

An explosion of wonder, color and magic, Over the Moon tells a beautifully sentimental story of family and love, with super catchy songs mixed in.


Variety by Peter Debruge

Sometimes it’s OK for an adventure to be just an adventure, and this one gets in the way of its own assets, while pointing to the potential of future journeys from the Netflix animation team.

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