Joseph Hallenbeck
February 10, 2012

The Secret World of Arrietty

Filed under: Literary Criticism

The Secret World of Arrietty

I saw the trailer to The Secret World of Arrietty when I went out to watch The Muppets back in November. Now mind you, I was out on Thanksgiving break visiting my folks in the frigid north of Escanaba, Michigan. The Northern Midwest is not know for its taste in eclectic films – theaters up there typically run the top selling Hollywood flicks of the week and little more. So you can imagine my delight to see a Studio Ghibli film being advertised in such a mainstream venue!

It seems that this is a new move for Disney, which according to The Ghibli Blog, will be promoting the film with a release in 1,200 theaters this month.  Unfortunately, from what I can find: there is no release scheduled for Sioux Falls. So I’m either going to have to drive or wait for the DVD release.

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