Ponyo: Film Guide

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A Film Guide that looks at Ponyo, a magical Japanese animation about a fish who transforms into a girl after she is discovered trapped in a jar at the seashore.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Art and Design, Film Studies, PSHE Education and Literacy in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family and friendships, directors, national cinemas and foreign language films, folk and fairytales and storytelling, and aquatic life and the environment.

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This Resource Supports

  • Art and Design
  • Film Studies
  • Literacy
  • PSHE Education

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