the thing that moana finally got right was the heroine not needing a romantic interest. in that there wasn’t like some big scene with a boy where she said ‘i dont need a man’ or whatever.
instead it was just never assumed. there was no big stereotypical strong female character moment shouting she doesn’t need a man to be strong, because the idea of needing a romantic partner to be whole was never presupposed.
and thats all ive ever wanted tbh