THE WIND RISES/ Kaze tachinu

THE WIND RISES/ Kaze tachinu

Director : Hayao Miyazaki /  Japan / 126 / Japanese / 2013

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 most accomplished airplane designers.‘The Wind Rises’ chronicles much of Jiro’s life, and depicts key historical events that affected deeply the course of his life, including The Great Kanto earthquake of 1923, The Great depression, the tuberculosis epidemic, and Japan’s plunge into war.

Director and Screenplay Hayao Miyazaki
DoP Atsushi Okui
Editor Takeshi Seyama
Music Joe Hisaishi
Producer Toshio Suzuki
Voice Cast Hideaki Anno, MioriTakimoto,Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Stephenalpert,MoriokazamaKeiko Takeshita,MiraiShida (Japanese), Joseph Gordon-Levitt
,Emily Blunt,JohnKrasinski ,Martin Short ,Werner Herzog ,William H. Macy ,Edie Mirman ( English)

Awards/ Festivals
Boston Online Film Critics Association -Best Animated Film
Central Ohio Film Critics Association – Best Animated Film,Best
Foreign Language Film
New York Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Animated Film
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards- Best Animated Feature
Japan Academy Prize – Animation of the Year
Golden Globe Award – Best Foreign Language Film
Venice IFF, Toronto IFF, Telluride Film Festival

 

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