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The Secret World of Arrietty Arrives in Blu Ray and DVD on May 22

This coming May 22, Walt Disney Studios and Studio Ghibli will release the Secret World of Arriety on both Blu Ray Combo Pack and DVD formats, bringing the visually stunning animated masterpiece to your home screens. The Secret World of Arrietty features a star-studded voice cast that consists of Will Arnet, Amy Poehler, Bridgit Mendler, Moises Arias, David Henrie, and the much beloved Carol Burnett.

The Secret World of Arriety is based on Mary Norton’s best selling children’s book series The Borrowers, and tells the story of a bunch of little people who are living secretly amongst humans, and the unlikely friendship that blossoms when their secret world is discovered. The story celebrates the beauty of friendship, courage, and determination, using Studio Ghibli’s famous stylized animation.

The Secret World of Arrietty Arrives in Blu Ray and DVD on May 22

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack: (1 Blu-ray Disc + 1 DVD)

• Storyboard presentation of the film
• Original Japanese Trailers and Television Commercials
• “Summertime” Music Video – Performed by Bridgit Mendler, the speaking voice of Arrietty.
• The Making Of “Summertime” Behind the Scenes – Bridgit Mendler hosts a look at the making of the music video.
• “Arrietty’s Song” Music Video – Experience the movie’s theme song, performed by innovative singer and harpist Cécile Corbel, who also wrote the lyrics.

1-Disc DVD: (1 DVD)

• “Summertime” Music Video
• The Making Of “Summertime”


STREET DATE: May 22, 2012
Direct Pre-book: April 27, 2012
Distributor Pre-book: April 10, 2012
Suggested Retail 2-Disc Blu-ray = $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada
Pricing: 1-Disc DVD = $29.99 U.S. only
Feature Run Time: Approximately 95 minutes
Ratings: U.S. G/Canada G (Bonus Features not rated)
Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray – 1.85:1 1080p High Definition DVD – Widescreen/1.85:1 – Enhanced for 16×9 Televisions
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Track
Japanese 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Original Production Audio English ESL & SDH and French Subtitles
DVD Audio: English and French Dolby Digital 5.1 Language Tracks
Japanese 5.1 Dolby Digital Original Production Audio
English ESL & SDH and French Subtitles

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