‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ holds the honor of being the highest-grossing Japanese film of 2010, as well as the winner of the ‘Animation of the Year’ award at the Japanese Academy Prize awards. The movie is based on the best-selling children’s novel, ‘The Borrowers’, by Mary Norton, and tells the story of a group of Borrowers who live a secret life in the world that exists below the human world.
These Borrowers live beneath the floorboards, and ensure that their identity remains hidden from the humans. The central human character of the film is a boy named Sho, who moves in with his Great Aunt Sadako. When Sho discovers the mysterious creatures one night, he is eager to know them better, and begs them not to be afraid of him. Watch The Secret World of Arrietty online to see whether these tiny creatures place their trust in him, or not. A little girl from the family of Borrowers, named Arrietty falls for Sho’s innocent charms, and begins to visit him regularly. This outrages her father, who orders that they pack up and leave the household immediately. The matters get worse when Sadako’s maid begins to notice some unusual activity going on under the floorboards, and calls in a pesticide company to clear the area under the house.
As the life of the Borrowers is spurred into mayhem, Sho and Arrietty realize that their brief friendship nears an end. Sho reveals to Arrietty that he has a heart disorder, and tells her that their ordeal has inspired him to go through the operation strongly. Get The Secret World of Arrietty download to be a part of the emotional departure that follows.