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Ponyo

(DVD - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true.
Statement of Responsibility: Walt Disney Pictures and Studio Ghibli ; Nihon Telebi ; Dentsu ; Hakuhodo DYMP ; Dizunî ; Mitsubishi Shouji ; Toho ; Asahi Inryou ; producer, Toshio Suzuki ; English version producers, Steve Alpert, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; written by Hayao Miyazaki ; directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Title: Ponyo
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2010]
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
Special features: "World of Ghibli:" an extraordinary interactive experience; "Enter the lands:" meet the characters and hear the story of the movie; "Behind the studio:" discover the film's inspiration through documentaries, including all-new interviews with Hayao Miyazaki; "Meet Ponyo:" introduction by the producers; storyboard presentation of the movie
Credits: Director of photography, Atsushi Okui ; editors, Hayao Miyazaki, Takeshi Seyama ; music, Joe Hisaishi.
Performers: ["Japanese language voices: Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Jôji Tokoro, Tomoko Yamaguchi.<br/>", "English language voices: Cate Blanchett, Noah Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Kurt Knutsson, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin.<br/>"]
Summary: A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true.
Audience: MPAA rating G
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround
Other Language: English, dubbed French or Japanese dialogue, English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Headings: Goldfish Drama Boys Conduct of life Drama Human-animal relationships Drama Friendship Drama Fathers and daughters Drama Goddesses Drama Goldfish Drama Boys Drama Conduct of life Drama
Genre/Form: Fantasy films
Adventure films
Animated films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Fiction films
Topical Term: Goldfish
Boys
Human-animal relationships
Friendship
Fathers and daughters
Goddesses
Goldfish
Boys
Conduct of life
Publisher No: 101854
ISBN: 0788896776
Branch Call Number: J DVD MOVIE P
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Jul 11, 2014
  • camillatosmart rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

i love this movie

Jul 09, 2014
  • blue_dolphin_4199 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

this is a very interesting movie to watch , so cool and cute

Feb 25, 2014
  • LoveBikes rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I have rented this movie from the movie store twice and well I love it so much that I thought I would rent it again but this time from here. The store is so sweet and the art that is put into it has so much detail that it takes my breath away every time.

Aug 07, 2013
  • Love_Legolas_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie is so cute and even a bit deeper than some other movies I've seen. The lesson of love in this story is beautiful, and when Sosuke cries because he can't find his mom even though he's valiantly searching...it tugs your heart-strings. A unique and breathtaking movie. It's not my fave of Miyazaki, but it's definitly the best in that sea/magic/love/earthy genre. 5 stars!

I watched the trailer of the Ponyo movie.When the boy saw how beautiful little goldfish on the cup and she fainted,and she is alive now like Akane Tendo from Ranma 1/2 book and the movie.

May 29, 2013
  • davis2he rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Definitely a movie to watch with subtitles so you catch every word. A lot of the plot development is subtle and easy to miss. The first time watching it I was completely lost. But Hayao Miyazaki definitely doesn't disappoint with this film: every scene is absolutely gorgeous.

Feb 24, 2013
  • d2013 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Hayao Miyazaki is a brilliant director. Ponyo is so well done. Beautifully animated and a joy to watch. A must see for all.

Feb 24, 2013
  • smartskittles2000 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

one of the best movies its super cute!! =D

Really CUTE! It was really sweet, and it kind of appealed to me like a studio ghibli version of the little mermaid.

Dec 17, 2012
  • HLSuite72 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Some scary moments for the 3 year old crowd, but overall a really sweet story for those who want a change from the World of "Typical" Disney Films...

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Feb 27, 2013
  • Love_Legolas_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 16, 2012
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Aug 20, 2010
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Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Brunhilde is a fish-girl who lives in an aquarium with her father Fujimoto, a wizard, in his underwater castle with numerous smaller sisters. One day, when her father takes her and her siblings on an outing in his four-flippered submarine, Brunhilde is driven by a desire to see even more of the world and floats away on the back of a jellyfish. She ends up stranded on the shore of a small fishing town and is rescued by a boy named Sōsuke, who cuts his finger in the process. She licks his wound when he picks her up, and the wound heals almost instantly. After taking a great liking to her, Sōsuke names her Ponyo and promises to protect her forever. Meanwhile, Fujimoto is looking for his daughter. Upset that she ran away, he believes the humans have now kidnapped her, and he calls his wave spirits to return Ponyo to him. After the wave spirits take Ponyo away, Sōsuke is heartbroken and goes home with his mother, Lisa, who tries to cheer him up, to no avail.

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Aug 07, 2013
  • Love_Legolas_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sosuke (over the radio to his dad at sea): "I'm taking care of everyone here, dad!" Ponyo: "HHHAAAAAAMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sosuke: Mom! Ponyo came back, and she's a little girl now!

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Lisa: I say we start with dessert and go backwards. It's been a backwards kind of day!

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Ponyo: Ponyo loves Sosuke! I will be a human, too!

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sosuke: Ponyo, make the candle bigger!

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Noriko: I'd let a fish lick me if it'd get me out of this wheelchair.

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Ponyo: He hates humans! He keeps me in a bubble, so I swam away from home.

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Lisa: So, Ponyo, what's your Dad like?

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Ponyo: Ponyo wants ham!

Jun 18, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Ponyo: Ponyo loves Sosuke!

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Dec 05, 2013
  • Love_Legolas_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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