Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned, and it's up to a lone warrior to track down the last dragon and stop the Druun for good.
In South East Asian cultures in particular and Asian cultures in general, it's considered very rude to address people who are older or in higher status than you with only their names, such as when Raya calls Tong or Boun calls Raya or Raya calls Sisu (a deity-like figure) with their names only. In Asian cultures usually you would address people using familial relationship: you would call a person who is around your age or slightly older than you with "brother/sister", person who is in the range of your parent's age with "uncle/auntie", person who is older than that with "grandpa/granny", and revered/high status/deity figure with something like "master/lord/lady". So Raya would call Tong "Uncle Tong", Boun would call Raya "Sister Raya", and Raya would address deity-ish Sisu as "Master Sisu" or "Lady Sisu". See more »
Ooh! This beetle's got a booty!
Careful! It's a toot-n-boom.
Why is it called a...?
[Raya pulls Sisu away from the beetle just after it farts and then explodes]
Got it. Noted. Makes sense. You have to admit, though, these bug booties are kind of cute.
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This movie is gorgeous to look at, however it's far from perfect
This movie is gorgeous to look at. The visuals alone represent a masterful achievement from Disney, it's hard not to concentrate only in the amazing animation that surrounds the movie. The voice acting is also great and the basic premise of the story is incredibly creative. However the movie is far from perfect; it mainly uses the same Disney formula that everyone knows by heart, creating a story that, although creative and well presented, feels repetitive and incredibly predictable. The humor in the movie falls flat at times and it can take the viewer out of the suspension of disbelief bubble that is required from a movie like this. Overall Raya and the last dragon is a proof that the Disney formula can work, however it falls flat in comparison to other films that the studio has done in the past.
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