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Tag: The Wind Rises

Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises (trailer).

April 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises (trailer).

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and thus unable to become a pilot, he joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company in 1927. His genius is soon recognized, and he grows to become one of the world’s […]

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The Wind Rises (2013) film review by Mark R. Leeper.

February 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Wind Rises (2013) film review by Mark R. Leeper.

Japanese cult animation director Hayao Miyazaki makes his final film before retiring, a fictionalised biography of the aircraft designer who gave Japan the Zero fighter plane. The story is okay, but not really compelling. What is more engaging is the view of life in Japan between the World Wars and Miyazaki’s take on international politics. […]

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The Wind Rises.

July 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wind Rises.

Here’s the trailer for the animated film The Wind Rises by Hayao Miyazaki of Porco Rosso fame. It’s a Japanese-language trailer, but then, for true anime fans, that’s the only way to watch these movies… sub-titles on, bad dubbing off. Am I right?

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