This touching tale of self-discovery stars a young moon bear, who spends his hours hiding deep in the bushes, envying the other animals’ color and luster. One day, he goes searching for a shooting star to make a wish on – but who is there to meet him when he comes out?
This touching tale of self-discovery stars a young moon bear, who spends his hours hiding deep in the bushes, envying the bees for their bright yellow coats, the wild boars for their sexy stripes, and all the other animals for the beauty he thinks he lacks.
Thus he decides to leave his hiding place and travel up the mountain, where he can wish on a shooting star to become more beautiful. But his emergence draws the attention of every other animal in the jungle – seeing the flash of white on his chest, they wonder: has the moon come down to the earth?
Cheng Chieh-Wen’s simple yet heartfelt tale of loving oneself as well as others grows organically out of the forests of Taiwan, filled with indigenous animals and the sense of deep connection to nature.