Hiromasa YONEBAYASHI 米林宏昌

Arrietty

借りぐらしのアリエッティ

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Based on Mary Norton’s “The Borrowers”, the new Ghibli masterpiece offers an unconventional view on life: A family of tiny people has been living in an old house for generations, borrowing life’s essentials from their unwitting hosts. When Arrietty, the daughter of the Borrowers, is discovered by the human boy Sho, a tender friendship develops, asking the question if a peaceful coexistence with us humans is possible.

Fri., April 29, 2011, 12:00

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Studierendenhaus

German premiere

35mm, Original with English subtitles

Sat., April 30, 2011, 16:00

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Orfeos Erben Kino

German premiere

35mm, Original with English subtitles

Winner of the Nippon Cinema Award 2011
Winner of the Nippon Cinema Award 2011

借りぐらしのアリエッティ
Karigurashi no Arrietty

Japan 2010

94 minutes

Director
Hiromasa YONEBAYASHI

Script
Keiko NIWA, Hayao MIYAZAKI based on a novel by Mary Norton

Music
Cécile Corbel

About Hiromasa YONEBAYASHI
米林宏昌

Hiromasa YONEBAYASHI, born 1973 in Ishikawa prefecture, studied at the Kanagawa College of Art. After graduation he worked as an animator for the famous Studio Ghibli, where he contributed to films such as PRINCESS MONONOKE and the oscar-winning SPIRITED AWAY. With ARIETTY he debuted as director in 2010.