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PG-13| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi (Hideaki Anno), whose storied career includes the creation of the A6M World War II fighter plane.

Cast: Hideaki Anno , Miori Takimoto , Hidetoshi Nishijima , Masahiko Nishimura , Stephen Alpert , Morio Kazama , Keiko Takeshita , Mirai Shida

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Genres: Historical drama, Biography, Anime

Distributor: Walt Disney

The Wind Rises (2013)

Release Date: November 8th, 2013|2 hr. 6 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a big story, and in this landmark film Miyazaki is up to every demand. Sit back and behold. show more

  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Miyazaki is arguably at the Kubrick/Polanski level, where his lesser films still yield great rewards. Even during the moments that don't soar, The Wind Rises continues to satisfy. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Jiro is a thoughtful engineer and a romantic, not a soldier. And The Wind Rises conveys the visual poetry of its titular reference. show more

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