"Pulses with feelings for childhood and nature and develops a surprising amount of suspense considering it takes place around a single suburban home." - Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"A fresh take on Norton's classic, with animated artwork that will have adults enchanted and children gripped." - Katie Muir, Times
October 22 & 23 at 11am | In this stunning adaptation of Mary Norton’s book “The Borrowers”, there is a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, where the tiny Borrowers live out of sight. But when brave and tiny Arrietty is out gathering supplies, she is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, and they begin to form a friendship that blossoms into an extraordinary adventure. Kid Flix showtime is preceded by a short media-literacy introduction by Film Center staff. Recommended for ages 7+
Awards & Nominations
Winner - Animation of the Year, Best Art Director, Best Director, Best Music, Tokyo Anime Awards
Winner - Nippon Cinema Award, Best Film, Nippon Connection Japanese Film Festival
Kid Flix: The Film Center’s film series curated for families, children, and film fans of all ages! Presenting classic films and audience favorites at 11:00AM, each Kid Flix showtime is preceded by a short media-literacy introduction by Film Center staff. View full series here.
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