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Ponyo

Author: Hayao MiyazakiToshio SuzukiJohn LasseterBrad LewisPeter SohnAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2010]
Series: Disney DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen editionView all editions and formats
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.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Feature films
Fantasy films
Action and adventure films
Children's films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign films
Drama
Film adaptations
Films
Teatro
Named Person: H C Andersen; H C Andersen
Material Type: Animation, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hayao Miyazaki; Toshio Suzuki; John Lasseter; Brad Lewis; Peter Sohn; Kathleen Kennedy; Frank Marshall; Melissa Mathison; Cate Blanchett; Noah Cyrus; Matt Damon; Tina Fey; Frankie Jonas; Kurt Knutsson; Cloris Leachman; Liam Neeson; Jennessa Rose; Lily Tomlin; Betty White; Akiko Yano; Yuria Nara; Hiroki Doi; Jōji Tokoro; Tomoko Yamaguchi; Jō Hisaishi; Jim Hubbert; Atsushi Okui; Takeshi Seyama; Walt Disney Pictures,; Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha.; Nihon Terebi.; Dentsū.; Hakuhōdō DY Media Pātonāzu.; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),; Mitsubishi Shōji Kabushiki Kaisha.; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788896776 9780788896774
Language Note: In English, Japanese or French dialogue with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
OCLC Number: 476894101
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
"Inspired by the classic Hans Christian Andersen story 'The little mermaid''--Container.
Special features: Disc 1. "Meet Ponyo" featurette. Disc 2. Original Japanese storyboards; The world of Ghibli: "Behind the studio" nine documentaries; "Enter the lands" interactive introduction to the characters and story.
Credits: Animation, Katsuya Kondo ; backgrounds, Noboru Yoshida ; color design, Michiyo Yasuda ; imaging, Atsushi Okui ; music, Joe Hisaishi ; "Ponyo on the cliff by the sea" performed by Noah Cyrus and Frankie Jones ; "Mother sea" performed by Masako Hayashi ; translated from the original Japanese by Jim Hubbert ; director of photography, Atsushi Okui ; editors, Hayao Miyazaki and Takeshi Seyama.
Performer(s): English language voices: Cate Blanchett, Noah Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Kurt Knutsson, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Jennessa Rose, Lily Tomlin, Betty White, Akiko Yano.
Japanese language voices: Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Jôji Tokoro, Tomoko Yamaguchi.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately. 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
Contents: Disc 1: Feature film ; "Meet Ponyo" (introduction by the producers) --
Disc 2: Bonus (Original Japanese storyboards ; "World of Ghibli" ("Behind the studio" (discover the film's inspiration through documentaries, including all-new interviews with Hayao Miyazaki) ; "Enter the lands" (meet the characters and hear the story of the movie).).
Series Title: Disney DVD.
Other Titles: Gake no ue no Ponyo (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Walt Disney Pictures ; Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo Dymp, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Mitsubishi and Toho ; producer, Toshio Suzuki ; written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki ; U.S. production directors, John Lasseter, Brad Lewis, Peter Sohn ; executive producers, John Lasseter, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; English language screenplay, Melissa Mathison.

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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.
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