• 2008
  • Japan
  • 1h 41min
  • U
  • Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cast: Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Tomoko Yamaguchi, George Tokoro, Kazushige Nagashima
  • Language: Japanese

Delightful animated feature from the Studio Ghibli brand about a five-year-old boy who falls for a goldfish princess. It's funny, charming and original enough to keep adults entertained, but where it really scores is Miyazaki's (Spirited Away) ability to understand what a child sees. Like its goldfish heroine, Ponyo may seem like a slight and slivery proposition, but it dives to uncharted depths.

Read review

Performance times

Duke of York's Picturehouse, Brighton (0.0 miles)

Preston Circus, Brighton, BN1 4NA
Add to favourites

Wed 30 May

Reviews & features

Ponyo (Gake No Ue No Ponyo)

28 Jan 20104 stars

(U) 101min An animated feature about a five-year-old boy who falls for a goldfish princess may not sound like a hot ticket, but the delightful content of Ponyo will be no surprise to anyone already in thrall to the Studio Ghibli brand. After Hayao…

Tell us more about this listing.