Ponyo

Synopsis:

This animated feature, from acclaimed filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, follows the adventures of a young boy named Sosuke, who rescues a goldfish princess named Ponyo.  When the two embark on a fantastic journey together, Ponyo’s father, a powerful wizard, forces Ponyo to return home.  Determined to become human so she can reunite with Sosuke, Ponyo releases the magical Water of Life, which triggers a gigantic storm.  Now faced with a daunting obstacle, Ponyo must choose between her heart’s desire and restoring balance to the world that she cherishes.

Released in theatres: August 14th, 2009
Crew/Cast:
  • Cast Cate Blanchett, Noah Lindsey Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Liam Neeson, Jennessa Rose, Betty White
  • Director Hayao Miyazaki
  • Writer Hayao Miyazaki
  • Producers Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Steve Alpert, Toshio Suzuki
  • Exec. Producers John Lasseter, Koji Hoshino, Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cinematographer Atsushi Okui
  • Editors Hayao Miyazaki, Takeshi Seyama
  • Composer Joe Hisaishi
  • Art Direction Noboru Yoshida