animated movie The Borrower Arrietty © Studio Ghibli
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The Borrower Arrietty

Set in the modern times in the Tokyo neighbourhood of Koganei, 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty.

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Ghibli films have a lot to live up to. :D Arrietty doesn't QUITE measure up to the greats, but is a worthy addition to the studio's library. Arrietty is visually spectacular....
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The Borrowers has been subject of a few movies over the years. Last Christmas, the BBC had a TV movie with Stephen Fry and Victoria Wood, which I forgot to...
Created by: Studio Ghibli
Language: Japanese
Country of Origin: Japan
Alternate Titles: Karigurashi no arietti (Japan), The Secret World of Arrietty (USA), Arrietty (UK)
[ US cast ] Featuring the voices of:
Bridgit Mendler ... Arrietty
David Henrie ... Shô
Amy Poehler ... Homily
Carol Burnett ... Sadoko
Moises Arias ... Spiller
Will Arnett ... Pod
Gracie Poletti ... Haru
[ UK cast ] Featuring the voices of:
Saoirse Ronan ... Arrietty
Tom Holland ... Shô
Olivia Colman ... Homily
Phyllida Law ... Sadoko
Luke Allen-Gale ... Spiller
Mark Strong ... Pod
Geraldine McEwan ... Haru
[ Japanese ] Featuring the voices of:
Mirai Shida ... Arrietty
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ... Shô
Shinobu Ohtake ... Homily
Keiko Takeshita ... Sadoko
Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Spiller
Tomokazu Miura ... Pod
Kirin Kiki ... Haru
Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Produced by: Toshio Suzuki
Executive Producers: Hayao Miyazaki
Musical Score by: Simon Caby and Cécile Corbel
Songs by: Cécile Corbel and Yôko Ihira
Writing Credits: Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa
Based on: the novels by Mary Norton
profile by: athena