February 23, 2012
Little Big World: Powerhouses of children’s animation, Disney’s Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Studio Ghibli, and its founder Hayao Miyazaki (often called, to his consternation, the “Walt Disney of Japan”) team up to re-animate Mary Morton’s children’s novel The Brorrowers, starring the voices of David Henrie as Shawn and Saoirse Ronan as tiny Arrietty.
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Meshing Japanese animation styles with Mary Morton’s beloved 1952 children’s novel The Borrowers, animator-cum-director Hiromasa Yonebayashi and co-director Gary Rydstrom create a delightful adaptation. Tokyo’s famed animation production house Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away) provides ample ...