The Borrowers


1h 23m 1998

Brief Synopsis

The adventures of a family of little people who live under the floorboards of an English country house. When the humans who live in the house lose ownership, the Borrowers help foil the designs of the nasty lawyer who's trying to steal the house.

Film Details

Also Known As
Borrowers, Jacht op de Kleintjes, Lånarna, petit monde des Borrowers
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Location
Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; West London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m

Synopsis

The adventures of a family of little people who live under the floorboards of an English country house. When the humans who live in the house lose ownership, the Borrowers help foil the designs of the nasty lawyer who's trying to steal the house.

Crew

Andrew Ackland-snow

Art Director

Richard Bain

Visual Effects Designer

Helen Ball

2-D Artist

Erica Bensly

Production Coordinator

Tim Bevan

Producer

Finn Brandt

Opening Graphics

Adam Brockbank

Storyboard Artist

Trevor Brooker

Director Of Photography

Trevor Brooker

Dp/Cinematographer

Angus Cameron

Digital Effects Supervisor

Donald Campbell

Visual Effects

Tony Chance

Matte Painter

Liza Chasin

Coproducer

Peter Chiang

Visual Effects Supervisor

Desmond Child

Song

Ian Chisholm

Music Composer

Frazer Churchill

Visual Effects Designer

Ashleigh Clarkin

Post-Production Coordinator

Francis Coates

Visual Effects

Andy Collins

Dp/Cinematographer

Andy Collins

Director Of Photography

Darren Decosta

Visual Effects

Walt Defaria

Executive Producer

Max Dennison

2-D Artist

Sara Desmond

Assistant Director

Gavin Digby

Visual Effects Designer

Brendan Donnison

Adr Voice Casting

Jim Dowdall

Stunt Coordinator

Robert Duncan

Visual Effects

Damon Earnshaw

Visual Effects

Dina Eaton

Music Editor

Eric Fellner

Producer

John Fenner

Dp/Cinematographer

John Fenner

Director Of Photography

Doug Ferris

Matte Painter

Tim Field

Effects Coordinator

Andrew Fowler

Visual Effects

Bruce L. Fowler

Original Music

Steve Fowler

Original Music

Marie France

Costume Designer

Paul Franklin

Visual Effects Designer

David Freeman

Editor

Lizzie Yianni Georgiou

Makeup

Roger Gibbon

2-D Artist

Nina Gold

Casting

Monika Goldschmidt

Sign Writer

Ben Goldschmied

Motion Control

Laura Goulding

Continuity

John Grant

Visual Effects

Diane Greaves

Foley Artist

Peter Grecian

Music Composer

Christine Greenwood

Makeup

Harry Gregson-williams

Music

Harry Gregson-williams

Music Conductor

Nigel Hardwidge

Visual Effects Designer

Debra Hayward

Coproducer

Tony Hefferman

Assistant Director

Careen Hertzog

Set Decorator

Joan Hills

Hairdresser

Joe Hobbs

Wardrobe

Matthew Holben

Effects Coordinator

Alex Hope

Effects Coordinator

Robin Huffer

2-D Artist

Antony Hunt

Visual Effects

Steve Jablonsky

Music

Gemma Jackson

Production Designer

Elie Jamaa

Visual Effects Designer

Andrew Jeffrey

Visual Effects

Phil Johnson

Animator

Peter Joly

Sound Editor

Drew Jones

Visual Effects

Kate Jones

Assistant Director

John Kamps

Screenplay

Nigel Kirton

Camera Operator

Jesper Kjolsrud

Visual Effects Designer

Annie Kocur

Editing

Stefan Lange

Camera

Stefan Lange

Dp/Cinematographer

Stefan Lange

Director Of Photography

Mark Layton

Assistant Director

Jamie Lochhead

2-D Artist

Roger Lofting

Visual Effects

Danny Longhurst

Dialogue Editor

Erik Lundborg

Original Music

Rogan Macdonald

Visual Effects Designer

Steve Macpherson

Music Composer

Brian Mann

Editor

Alan Marques

Digital Effects Supervisor

Francis Martin

Sign Writer

Steve Masters

Titles

Peter Maxwell

Rerecording

Brendan Mccarthy

Storyboard Artist

Jason Mcdonald

Visual Effects

Ladd Mcintosh

Original Music

Christian Mcwilliams

Location Manager

Ian Menzies

Motion Control

Alan Meyerson

Music

Liz Michie

Makeup

Digby Milner

Special Effects Supervisor

Philippe Montagny

2-D Artist

Stephen Morahan

Other

Suzette Moriarty

Original Music

Andrew Munro

Other

Lyn Nicholson

Special Effects Coordinator

Angela Noakes Wharton

Continuity

Charlie Noble

Visual Effects Designer

Mary Norton

Source Material (From Novel)

Justin Owen

Video

Sue Parkinson

Makeup

Daniel Pettipher

2-D Artist

Ed Plant

2-D Artist

Chris Plevin

Camera Operator

Matthew Plummer

Line Producer

Adrian Rhodes

Sound Effects Editor

Adrian Rhodes

Rerecording

Adam Richards

Location Manager

Brian Richards

Music Editor

Mary Richards

Line Producer

Lucas Richman

Original Music

Paul Riddle

Visual Effects Designer

Pedro Sabrosa

Visual Effects

Gavin Scott

Screenplay

Martin Scott-caro

Scenic Artist

Keith Sewell

Camera Operator

Keith Sewell

Steadicam Operator

Gregg Silk

Music

Michael Prestwood Smith

Adr

Richard Smith

Visual Effects

Michael Solinger

Post-Production Supervisor

Jim Staines

Sign Writer

Bill Stallion

Storyboard Artist

Mark Stannard

Visual Effects Designer

David Stephenson

Sound Mixer

Roland Stevenson

Visual Effects

Mark Stowe

Visual Effects

Frederick Sundquist

Visual Effects Designer

Graham Sutton

Music Editor

Jason Swanscott

Foley Artist

Rachel Talalay

Producer

Gareth Tandy

Assistant Director

Peter Taylor

Camera Operator

Janet Tebrooke

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael Thompson

Adr Editor

Peter Thompson

Visual Effects

Steve Tizzard

Visual Effects

Sarah Tozer

Other

Bill Trent

Adr Editor

Nigel Trevessey

Animatronics

Barbara Tutty

2-D Artist

Roger Walker

Visual Effects

Howard Weaver

Scenic Artist

Richard Whelan

Assistant Director

Angie Wills

Effects Coordinator

Ian Wilson

Foley Editor

Tim Wilson

Sign Writer

Leigh Wimpory

Opening Graphics

David Wood

Other

Gavyn Wright

Other

Hans Zimmer

Music Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Borrowers, Jacht op de Kleintjes, Lånarna, petit monde des Borrowers
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Location
Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; West London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 18, 1998

Released in United States Winter February 13, 1998

The classic children's books have been previously adapted as "The Borrowers" (USA/1973) for the Hallmark Hall of Fame on NBC, directed by Walter C Miller and starring Eddie Albert and two British mini-series "The Borrowers" (UK/1993) and "The Return of the Borrowers" (UK/1996).

Began shooting September 23, 1996.

Completed shooting January 31, 1997.

Released in United States Winter February 13, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 18, 1998