Feb 17, 2012 · Fourteen-year-old Arrietty (Bridgit Mendler, Saoirse Ronan, and Mirai Shida) and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items that they borrow from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty.
- Hiromasa Yonebayashi
- 3 min
The film was released by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on February 17, 2012, with the title The Secret World of Arrietty. The North American dub was directed by Gary Rydstrom, produced by Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy and written by Karey Kirkpatrick.
Discover The Secret World Of Arrietty, a heartwarming tale of friendship and courage in a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. Though when tenacious and tiny Arrietty is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, their secret and forbidden friendship blossoms into an extraordinary adventure.
- 3 min
May 22, 2012 · "The Secret World of Arrietty" is a highly entertaining and charming animated film with some great touches. Just when you think all of the tricks with scale and perspective had been played out long...
- fantasy, anime
The Secret World of Arrietty is a remake of the magical fairy tale The Borrowers, as seen through the keen, imaginative eye of Japanese writer Hayao Miyazaki. The American version of this delicately, richly animated film is that rarest of children's movies--one that is a deeply engaging experience for adults as well.
- Buena Vista Home Video
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The story takes place in 2010 in Koganei, western Tokyo and like the novel revolves around a group of \\"tiny people\\" who are 10 cm tall and live under the floorboards of a typical human household.A boy named Shawn arrives at the house his mother lived in as a child, to live with his great aunt Sadako. When Shawn leaves the car, he sees a cat trying to attack something in the bushes, but the cat leaves after being attacked by a crow. Shawn goes to see what the cat was trying to attack. He then...
1. Arrietty (アリエッティ Arietti?): A 14-year old borrower who lives with her parents under the floorboards of Shawn's house. 2. Sho (翔?, known as Shawn in the United States version): A 12-year old human boy who becomes Arrietty's friend. He meets Arrietty in the house his mother was raised in, while awaiting heart surgery. Shawn is based on \\"The Boy\\". 1. Homily (ホミリー Homirī?): Arrietty's mother who has a liking for luxury. 1. Sadako Maki (牧 貞子 Maki Sadako?, known as Jessica in the United States...
On December 16, 2009, Studio Ghibli announced Karigurashi no Arrietty as their film for next year. This film is based on the novel The Borrowers by the British writer Mary Norton. The novel won the Carnegie Medal in 1953, and had been adapted into three English animated films. Studio Ghibli founders Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki had been contemplating an adaptation of this novel for around 40 years.The director of the film was announced as the animator Hiromasa Yonebayashi on the same day....
The Secret World of Arrietty was first released in Japanese cinemas on July 17, 2010, by Japanese film distributor Toho. The film was officially released at a ceremony attended by the film's cast and Yonebayashi. Corbel performed the film's theme song at the event. In addition, Yonebayashi hinted that he wanted the film to beat the record of over 12 million audiences set by previous Studio Ghibli film, Ponyo. The film was screened in 447 theaters throughout Japan during its debut weekend.It w...
The Secret World of Arrietty debuted at the first position in the Japanese box office. More than 1 million people went to see the film during its opening weekend. It also grossed around 1.35 billion yen that weekend. In comparison, this film's opening week gross is 85.6％ of Ghibli's previous film Ponyo's total gross and 82.9% of Ponyo's total ticket sales. Distributor Toho announced that as of 5 August 2010, the film managed to gross more than 3.5 billion yen and attracted more than 3.7 milli...
Year Award Category Result Recipient2010 Animation of the Year 34th Japan Academy Prize Won The Secret World of Arrietty
A boy named Sho/Shawn tells the audience he still remembers the week in summer he spent at his mother's childhood home with his maternal great aunt, Sadako/Jessica, and the housemaid, Haru/Hara. When Sho/Shawn arrives at the house on the first day, he sees a cat, Niya/Nina, trying to attack something in the bushes but it soon gives up after it is attacked by a crow. Sho/Shawn then discovers Arrietty, a Borrower, emerging from the bushes and returning to her home through an underground air vent. Later at night, Arrietty's father, Pod, takes Arrietty on her first "borrowing" mission above the floorboards to show her how he "borrows" sugar and tissue. After obtaining a sugar cube from the kitchen, they walk within a wall to reach a beautifully intricate dollhouse (with working electric lights and kitchen utilities) in Sho/Shawn's bedroom, to get a tissue. However, Arrietty is spotted by Sho/Shawn while retrieving a piece of tissue from a tissue box and loses the sugar cube. Sho/Shawn a...
On December 16, 2009, Studio Ghibli announced Karigurashi no Arrietty as their film for next year. This film is based on the novel The Borrowers by the British writer Mary Norton. The novel won the Carnegie Medal for children's literature in 1953and had already been adapted into two films and a TV series at the time. Studio Ghibli founders Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki had been contemplating an adaptation of this novel for around 40 years. The director of the film was announced as the anim...
The Japanese voice cast of the film was announced on April 13, 2010. Actress Mirai Shida was cast as the voice of Arrietty. Arrietty was Shida's first voice acting role. In addition, Ryunosuke Kamiki, who has voiced characters in other Studio Ghibli films like Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle, was cast as Shō. His most recent voice role was in the 2009 film Summer Wars. Kamiki said that he "was very happy to meet up with the staff" he previously knew when he worked on other Studio Ghibl...
Arrietty was first released in Japanese cinemas on July 17, 2010, by Japanese film distributor Toho. The film was officially released at a ceremony attended by the film's cast and Yonebayashi. Corbel performed the film's theme song at the event. In addition, Yonebayashi hinted that he wanted the film to beat the record of over 12 million audiences set by previous Studio Ghibli film, Ponyo. The film was screened in 447 theaters throughout Japan during its debut weekend. In the United Kingdom, the film was released on July 29, 2011, by Optimum Releasing. The film was released in the United States on February 17, 2012, by Walt Disney Pictures, with the title The Secret World of Arrietty. The North American dub was directed by Gary Rydstrom produced by Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedyand written by Karey Kirkpatrick. A screening of the North American release was held on January 21, 2012, in New York City. The film opened in at least 1,522 screens during its general release, surpassin...
Arrietty earned $19,202,743 in North America and $126,368,084 in other territories for a worldwide total of $145,570,827. It is the 4th highest-grossing anime film in the United States, and the highest not based on a game franchise. Arrietty debuted at the first position in the Japanese box office. More than one million people went to see the film during its opening weekend. It grossed around 1.35 billion yen that weekend. Distributor Toho announced that as of August 5, 2010, the film managed...
Arriettyhas received very positive reviews from film critics; Rotten Tomatoes sampled 120 reviews and judged 94% of them to be positive. Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score, rated the film 80 out of 100 based on 27 reviews. Cristoph Mark of The Daily Yomiuri praised the film, saying that the film is "likely a perennial favorite among children". He particularly liked the film effects, which he described as "Drops of water loom large and drip like syrup; the ticking of a clock re...
2011 34th Japan Academy Prize: Animation of the Year: Won 10th TokyoAnime Awards: Animation of the Year: Won 2012 25th ChicagoFilm Critics Association Awards: Best Animated Feature: Nominated 14th Golden Tomato Awards: Best Reviewed Animated Film: Won 16th Online Film Critics Society Awards: Best Animated Feature: Nominated13th Golden Trailer Awards Best Anime Trailer: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Trailer Park: Won Best Foreign Animation/Family Trailer: Studio Canal, The Films Editors: Won The Don LaFontaineAward for Best Voice Over: Studio Canal: Won Best Foreign Animation/Family Trailer: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Trailer Park: Nominated 2013 21st MovieGuide Awards: Best Film for Families: Nominated
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