Last week, the BBC aired a special TV movie version of The Borrowers, which featured some lovely performances. Christopher Eccleston was brilliant as Arietty's father Pod, and Stephen Fry pulled out all the stops (and then some) as the unscrupulous Professor Mildeye.
We're all waiting anxiously for Studio Ghibli's magical adaptation of Mary Norton's The Borrowers, which hits U.S. screens in February. But the BBC is going head-to-head with Ghibli with its own Borrowers adaptation... and it's the first television production from the fabulous Working Title Pictures.
The English trailer for Studio Ghibli's little-people-purloining-stuff film Arrietty has hit the web. Check out Saorise Ronan and Mark Strong lending their voices to pint-sized kleptomanics in Hiromasa Yonebayashi's fantasy flick.
Check out the latest trailer for the Miyazaki-produced and written film — The Borrowers Arrietty — which was inspired by Mary Norton's fantasy book filled with tiny people.
Studio Ghibli, founded by beloved animator Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, Ponyo), has just released this teaser for its adaptation of Mary Norton's classic novel The Borrowers. It's about miniature people who survive by "borrowing" food and shelter from oblivious families.