Writing this essay, I remember what a HUGE impact this movie had on me and my taste as a young child.
It is a moving picture full of plot, intrigue, interesting characters, fantasy elements, action, violence, and witty comic relief (thank you Dom).
This animated feature is the story of a mother with a dilemma. It is “moving day” when everyone leaves their hovels for the spring as the farmers begin to plow their fields and grow their crops. The problem, her son Timmy has a terrible case of pneumonia, and any attempt on a move from his bed could kill him. What is a mother to do?
Did I mention mom is a mouse?
“The Secret of NIMH” is one of the first full length animated feature films that I remember watching, on HBO, for the first time while sitting in my home without getting up to go…
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