children's fairy tale

Corene 2022-04-23 07:01:51

Grandpa Miyazaki is indeed old, and the animation he made is like a perfect fairy tale. He can't see the sharp human criticism in "Princess Mononoke" and "Spirited Away", and there is no fierce struggle between good and evil. In "Gold" It shows the goodness of human nature.


I thought Sousuke and Ponyo would end up with a tragic climax of emotional choices, but it turned out that just a simple nod from the child led to a happy ending. Of course, a five-year-old child with a complex mental baggage is too contrived, but without a wonderful climax, it always feels less flavorful. Take the simple life sketch "My Neighbor Totoro" in the early years as an example, the climax scene of the two sisters looking for their mother at the end can be moved a few times. Therefore, everything that the two children experienced in "Gold" is too smooth, but people don't feel the preciousness of this relationship.


Not to mention the quality of the animation, Grandpa Hayao Miyazaki's imagination is still there, and I expect him to make a magnificent blockbuster.

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  • Zelma 2022-03-26 09:01:05

    1. A modern variation of [Daughter of the Sea], there are many elements reminiscent of [Song of the Sea], and the "swan virgin type" legends that focus on the relationship between humans and aliens are generally similar. 2. Hisaishi's soundtrack is still praised, and the pure hand-painted animation is simple and soft. 3. Hayao Miyazaki's only animated feature film without the theme of flying, and the theme of ecological environmental protection is only slightly involved in the title. The tone of the whole film is gentle and warm, and it is indeed a work purely for children. 4. Sosuke's mother, Lisa, raced back home under the chasing waves. Brave and gentle, she became another unforgettable perfect female image created by Mr. Gong. 5. Fish-shaped waves with eyes, swarms of worms on the reefs on the shore, jellyfish and creatures on the seabed. (8.0/10) [2021.1.6 Big Screen Rewatch] Touched by Sousuke/Risa and her father/husband across the sea using Morse code signal lights to express their feelings (press a series of "idiot" and "I love you" responses ); it’s funny how everyone calls them by their first names, showing an egalitarian and slightly estranged family relationship; giant magic bottle, golden rain, Devonian fish in seawater that drowns land.

  • Sammy 2021-11-27 08:01:18

    I gave five stars because I love Hayao Miyazaki. .

Ponyo quotes

  • Sosuke: Ponyo, make the candle bigger!

  • Ponyo: Ponyo loves Sosuke! I will be a human, too!