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Ghibli Series: Ponyo May 24-30

27 March , 2019

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Cloris Leachman, Hayao Miyazaki, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Tina Fey



Join us for another installment of our Studio Ghibli series as we screen the animated classic “Ponyo”

In a small town by the sea lives five year old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he discovers a goldfish he names Ponyo, her head stuck in a jam jar. Sosuke rescues Ponyo and keeps her in a green plastic bucket. Both Ponyo and Sosuke are fascinated by each other and promise to stay firm friends until Ponyo’s father, a sorcerer who lives deep under the sea, forces her to return with him to the ocean depths. What follows is an amazing underwater adventure for all ages…

PONYO is a substantially lighter and smaller in scope feature when compared to Miyazaki’s previous two works. The
film was completed entirely using traditional hand-drawn animation, primarily in order to showcase the quality of the
artwork by art director Noboru Yoshida as well as celebrating the innocence and cheerfulness of a child’s universe.

Rating: G
Runtime: 115 Minutes
Language: check individual showtimes – we are screening both dubbed and captioned versions
Venue: Cinema Capitol
Format: Digital Print