The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
A young girl finds that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked out by the same boy. Later she meets a very infuriating fellow... could it be her "friend" from... See full summary »
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters; where humans are changed into animals; and a bathhouse for these creatures.
14-year-old Arrietty 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. Written by
The story takes place some where in western Tokyo. Domestic cars in Japan have their steering wheels on the right side, but Aunt Sadoko's Mercedes is a left hand drive, since it is an imported car. The housekeeper Haru's red car is a right hand drive, as it is a normal, domestic Japanese car. See more »
You came back. Wait, don't go.
Please, leave us alone. I wanted to tell you that.
I want to talk to you.
Human beings are dangerous. If we're seen, we have to leave. My parents said so.
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works always. in each cases. nice stories, delicate colors, sent of childhood as precise spell, fragile joy of little show and great attention to details. Arietti is not an exception. only new page of a impressive tale. tiny people are an old myth. relationship with people
subject of movies and books. and even all is fresh. the sugar cube,
metamorphose of Thumbelina, nuances of friendship, condition of a minority, sad story of sick boy are pieces of a fascinating carpet. a film out of images, full of suggestions. trip in the profound spaces of ordinary things and air of hope as blanket. it is strange to define or describe it.wise lesson , like each Ghibli production, it is ball of dreams as glass to understand reality in basic way.
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