The Secret World of Arrietty User Reviews

The Secret World of Arrietty is an anime movie in the The Borrower Arrietty Franchise
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jackkenichi_91 Beautifully animated and directed. Japanese voicework underwhelms

Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ)      When I think of ‘The Borrowers’ I always remember the 1997 film adaptation by Peter Hewitt, starring Jim Broadbent, John Goodman and the then young Tom Felton. However Studio Ghibli’s version is a much restrained and beautiful approach to Mary Norton’s novel. Winning the ‘Animation of ...

Reviewed by jackkenichi_91 on July 28, 2011
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etragedy BESTIES: Arrietty

'The Borrowers' series has been adapted to the screen (large and small) several times before, but never very successfully. But Hiromasa Yonebayashi (better known as 'Maro'), a rising star at Studio Ghibli, and the probable successor to Hayao Miyazaki, has done what none of the others could.The Secret World of ...

Reviewed by etragedy on May 22, 2012
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