The Wind Rises


The Wind Rises Synopsis

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan's plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo.

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The Wind Rises Announces English-Language Voice CastThe Wind Rises Announces English-Language Voice Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are among the voice cast members. Hayao Miyazaki's final film debuts in U.S. theaters February 28th.
The Wind Rises Trailer
Hayao Miyazaki's final movie centers on an aeronautical engineer with a passion for the sky. Touchstone will release this animated adventure on February 21.
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Hayao Miyazaki directs his final film with this animated feature. The story is inspired by a famous Italian aeronautical engineer.
The Wind Rises Slated for a U.S. Release in February 2014
Hayao Miyazaki directs this animated drama about a young man who becomes an aeronautical engineer after learning he can't be a pilot.
Hayao Miyazaki Is Retiring from Feature Films
The popular Japanese animator will retire after his work on The Wind Rises, but may still work on short films or other endeavors for Studio Ghibli in the future.
The Wind Rises International Trailer
Hayao Miyazaki directs this animated adventure based on the life of Jiro Horikoshi, who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
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