A 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, thats called "la luna" ,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?
Did You Know?
Director Enrico Casarosa
was majorly inspired by the Italo Calvino
story "The Distance of the Moon", about a family that was able to travel to the moon and harvest its ground and writer/illustrator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
's classic tale "The Little Prince", about an alien boy who gardened the tiny planet he lived on. See more
The title doesn't appear on screen until the end. See more