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2010 Japanese animated film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Arrietty (called The Borrower Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ, Kari-gurashi no Arietti) in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North America) is a 2010 Japanese animated fantasy movie directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, written by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa and produced by Studio Ghibli, based on Mary Norton's novel The Borrowers. The movie is about a young Borrower named Arrietty. The movie stars the voices of Mirai Shida as the titular character, Ryunosuke Kamiki as Sho, and Tatsuya Fujiwara as Spiller.

Directed byHiromasa Yonebayashi
Produced byToshio Suzuki
Screenplay byHayao Miyazaki
Keiko Niwa
Based onThe Borrowers
by Mary Norton
StarringMirai Shida
Ryunosuke Kamiki
Shinobu Ōtake
Keiko Takeshita
Tatsuya Fujiwara
Tomokazu Miura
Kirin Kiki
Music byCécile Corbel
CinematographyAtsushi Okui
Edited byKeiko Kadokawa
Rie Matsubara
Hiromi Sasaki
Takeshi Seyama
Distributed byToho (Japan)
Walt Disney Pictures (US)
StudioCanal (UK)
Release date
  • July 17, 2010 (2010-07-17)
Running time
95 minutes
Budget¥2.3 billion
(US$23 million)
Box office$145,570,827[1]

The North American version of the movie was made by Disney, and stars Bridgit Mendler as Arrietty, David Henre as Sho (renamed Shawn), and Moisés Arias as Spiller. It also has Will Arnett as Arrietty's father Pod, and Amy Poehler as her mother Homily.


  1. "The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 8, 2012.

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