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A story that takes place over millions of years and is inspired by the beauty of tropical islands and the allure of ocean volcanoes.

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James Ford Murphy
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Credited cast:
Napua Greig Napua Greig ... Lele (voice)
Kuana Torres Kahele Kuana Torres Kahele ... Uku (voice)
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Storyline

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a solitary volcanic island, Uku, longs for love and a companion to share his sentimental and sweet song. Surrounded by creatures great and small, for eons, the lonely volcano has been waiting patiently for his true mate, however, is anyone listening to Uku's beautiful melody? He's finally about to find out. Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lava See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director James Ford Murphy graduated from Marquette University, where he was a classmate of Chris Farley's. See more »

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Featured in AniMat's Reviews: Inside Out (2015) See more »

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Lava
Music, Lyrics and Ukulele by James Ford Murphy
Vocal performances by Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua Greig
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I lava you
30 November 2018 | by mihai_alexandru_chindrisSee all my reviews

Another lovely collaboration between Pixar and Disney! This short tells a love story that ends up in a happy manner. Colors are so vivid & the created song for this little piece of art is absolutely enchanting. Reserve yourself some time to watch this particular short, cause it's worth every second.


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