The Borrowers are small, fifteen-centimeter-high humans, who live in the English hinterland. They live out their lives in mouse-hole sized nooks in human houses, and survive by "borrowing" ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Ian Holm ...  Pod 6 episodes, 1992
Penelope Wilton ...  Homily 6 episodes, 1992
Rebecca Callard ...  Arrietty 6 episodes, 1992
Paul Cross Paul Cross ...  George 6 episodes, 1992
Siân Phillips ...  Mrs. Driver 6 episodes, 1992
David Ryall ...  Crampfurl 6 episodes, 1992
Stanley Lebor ...  Uncle Hendreary 6 episodes, 1992
Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell ...  Aunt Lupy 6 episodes, 1992
Victoria Donovan ...  Eggletina 6 episodes, 1992
Tony Haygarth ...  Mildeye 6 episodes, 1992
Daniel Newman Daniel Newman ...  Spiller 5 episodes, 1992
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The Borrowers are small, fifteen-centimeter-high humans, who live in the English hinterland. They live out their lives in mouse-hole sized nooks in human houses, and survive by "borrowing" all they need from the house and its inhabitants. This series follows young girl Arriety, and her parents Pod and Homily, as they are displaced from their house, and try to find a new one, with the help of a human boy, George. Written by Tony Lammens <lammens@connexus.apana.org.au>

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UK

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English

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27 November 1993 (USA) See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Sir Ian Holm and Penelope Wilton were married during the time of filming. See more »

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Arietty: I said I was sorry what more do you want?
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Version of The Secret World of Arrietty (2010) See more »

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Original "The Borrowers"
19 May 2000 | by mage-13See all my reviews

This movie is the most WONDERFUL kid's movie I've seen in AGES!!! I had the good fortune to stumble across "The Return of the Borrowers" at the library, and after seeing it, immediately went back for the first copy. This movie, granted is slow at times, and may lose young, fidgety children's interest after a while, but it is a treat for the adults and teens!!! An overall wonderful movie that I wish was available to buy.


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