The Wind Rises
Academy Award® Nominee
Jiro (voice of Hideaki Anno, co-director of the Evangelion series)—inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni—dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes.... View more >
some disturbing images and smoking
Starring Hideaki Anno, Mirai Shida, Jun Kunimura... View more >
In NY/LA on November 8, 2013, limited wider release on February 21, 2014, and more theaters on February 28, 2014
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"The Wind Rises" is a smart and brilliantly made movie from Japan, which is a historial drama set in Japan in the years before World War 2. It's based on the life of airplane desinger Jiro Horikoshi who career is inspired from Italian plane desinger Capromi. There are two version of "The Wind Rises" One in subtitles and the other in dubbed. I saw the subtitle version so I can hear the movie in their own native language. So I suggest the foreign language version instead. Not only Japanese was spoken, but German and Italian was also spoken. Hayao Miuazaki has written and directed this smart little drama. So the film wan't done in computer animation. I still love the movie more. It's the best aminated movie in the past year, except "Frozen." I love "Frozen" a lot.
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