Ponyo Showing at Comption Cinema

Compton Cinema presents…

Ponyo title Small fish swimming past
Ponyo laying on a jellyfish

Quotes from the film

“But if his love isn’t pure, she’ll turn into sea foam.” “That is where we all originate, my darling.”
“He hates humans, and he keeps me in a bubble, so I swam away from home.”
“Life is mysterious and amazing, but we have work to do now, and I need you both to stay calm.”

Star ratings

The Guardian
Tiny starfish making up four star rating

Radio Times
Tiny starfish making up four star rating

Film description

Treat your children to this endearing film about a five-year-old boy called Sôsuke who develops a relationship with Ponyo, a young goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

With its stunning animation from the world-renowned animator and producer, Hayao Miyazaki, viewing on the big screen will surely capture the imagination of your young ones and older children alike.

While simple enough for young children to understand and enjoy, there are some deep messages hidden beneath the surface of the water, including the balance of humans and nature and traditional Japanese folklore, resulting in a captivating family film for all ages.

Produced and written by

Hayao Miyazaki


  • Cate Blanchett as Gran Mamare
  • Liam Neeson as Fujimoto
  • Tina Fey as Lisa
  • Matt Damon as Kôichi
  • Lily Tomlin as Toki

Music by

Jô Hisaishi


Opening night: 23rd July 2021

Compton Cinema
Ham Lane
TA11 6PQ

See here for booking details.

Group of Ponyo children swimmimg upwards