Anger over Disney's Polynesian film Moana
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Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

Disney's upcoming film Moana is based on Polynesian mythology with a strong female lead, Princess Moana.

Maui, a character based on a legendary figure at the heart of Pacific Island culture, is one of her companions in her journey.

But some, including rugby player Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, have found the rather overweight depiction of Maui to be offensive. Disney did not respond to the BBC's request for comment.

Video by Saira Asher

  • 30 Jun 2016
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