• © 2008 Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli, NDHDMT

  • © 2008 Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli, NDHDMT

  • © 2008 Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli, NDHDMT


(Gake no ue no Ponyo)

Original Japanese version


Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Kazushige Nagashima,

Hayao Miyazaki heads offshore for this ecstatic fairy tale of a little goldfish princess who dreams of becoming a human girl and the small boy who becomes her friend. Underneath a raging Japanese sea live little Ponyo—a half-human, half-fish girl—and her wizard father, who hates trash-strewing humans. On the cliffs above them lives Sosuke, a polite young boy who lives with his strong-willed mother. As Ponyo and Sosuke’s friendship grows—and as Ponyo turns more human—the seas begin to transform, threatening Sosuke’s little island with destruction. Ponyo blends the storytelling finesse of a classic fable with Miyazaki’s deep love for the environment and his trademark heroines—all strong, willful, and utterly lovable. 

Jason Sanders
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Japanese
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 103 mins

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