“Sweet and affecting, capturing the bond that strangers can build over a summer, and how that friendship can endure. And like its shape-shifting protagonists, it’s got plenty going on beneath the surface.”~TheWrap
Aroview: Delightful coming-of-age movie from Pixar Animation Studios, set on the Italian Riviera in the 1950's and 60's, where a sea-monster boy has an unforgettable summer with his new best friend.
Has an enjoyably nostalgic and timeless feel to it, and boasts inspiration from the films of Federico Fellini along with Hayao Miyazaki's visual style. The story is a deeply personal one for director Enrico Casarosa, who grew up in Genoa, Italy and spent his own summers at the beaches there.
Features the voice acting of Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer and Maya Rudolph.