Moana is an American computer-animated musical adventure film directed by John Musker and Ron Clements and released in 2016. Moana follows the story of Moana strong islander living in a Polynesian village who gets chosen by the ocean deity to reunite a mystical artifact with another goddess known as Fiti. Moana eventually goes to search Maui, a demigod who should point her in the direction of the artifact. The story of Moana is heavily inspired by Polynesian myths and deities.