Steering away from the narrow standards of aspiring to marriage and having babies that women are thrust upon, Moana shows us what it looks like when a female Disney character is empowered beyond the norm. 

The young Polynesian princess, Moana, is on a mission to save her tribe from extenction. It is this adventurous and heroic role, which is typically portrayed by a male character, that Moana displays is what makes this film cut above the rest. 

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