August 14, 2009
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
MPAA Rating: G
Screenwriters: Hayao Miyazaki, Melissa Mathison
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Noah Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Betty White
Official website: Disney.com
From the Academy Award®-winning director and world-renowned Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki comes "Ponyo," a story inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Little Mermaid." Already a box-office success in Japan, the story of a young and overeager goldfish named Ponyo (voiced by Noah Cyrus) and her quest to become human features an outstanding roster of voice talent, including Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Betty White and Frankie Jonas as Sosuke, a young boy who befriends Ponyo.