The Wind Rises
The story of Jiro Horikoshi, one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers. It chronicles much of his life and depicts key historical events including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic, and Japan's plunge into war. He meets and falls in love with Naoko and cherishes his friendship with Honjo as he leads the aviation world into the future.
"I want to create something that is realistic, fantastic,
at times caricatured,
but as a whole, a beautiful film."
Japan's most successful film of 2013 and nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Animated Film category in 2014.
Speaker: Anno Hideaki, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Jun Kunimura
Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki
Film Editor: Seyama Takeshi
Composer: Joe Hisaishi
Sound: Koji Kasamatsu
Producer: Toshio Suzuki
Production Company: Studio Ghibli
World Sales: Wild Bunch
Distributor: Universum Film Verleih
Director: Hayao Miyazaki