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THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY

About The Film's Songs
With his specific vision for all of Studio Ghibli's films, Hayao Miyazaki invests his entire creative energy into every aspect of his films. This hands-on collaboration with his other filmmakers includes the all-important music that underscores the story. For "The Secret World of Arrietty," Suzuki had an epiphany. He had heard a CD by the French singer/songwriter Cécile Corbel and instantly knew that she had the right sound for his movie. He located her and wrote an impassioned request:

HIROMASA YONEBAYASHI

Dear Cécile,

Let me get straight to the point. I would like you to make theme songs for Ghibli's new film "Arrietty." Your voice and music inspired me from the first moment I heard it and I realized, this is what I've been looking for!

Your CD reached me when the director and I talked about theme songs and singers. I usually don't listen to CDs, simply because too many of them keep coming to me from all over the world. However, I just grabbed your CD when I was at a loss for an answer. It inspired me. In a few short minutes I knew it was you that I was looking for. At that night, our director Yonebayashi listened to your music and he gave me the go-ahead right away.

This movie is his debut as a director. He is a young and trusted animator. In other words, he is the future of Studio

Ghibli.

I would like you to write two theme songs for Arrietty and Shawn.

That's it for now. Be patient and wait until you see the ending.

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