• Released
  • February 21, 2014
  • (Expanding on February 28th)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 6 min
  • Animated

A bittersweet swansong

By lordhappypants13
Written March 19, 2014
Words cannot express just how magnificent Miyazaki's final full-length feature film was. It left me speechless and content with the work of Miyazaki. This film completes the collection that Studio Ghibli has brought into this world.
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The Wind Rises

By brandenambert
Written March 26, 2014
This movie was powerful. I loved the way they portrayed German & Japanese culture & I loved the story. Don't go unless you're willing to read an entire movie.. some people left the theater, probably because they didn't have much culture. it was pretty slow but I swooned for the animation/artwork. Jiro's journey was inspiring and I think anyone could relate to this movie.
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Must watch!

By ffcherry
Written March 08, 2014
The music is fabulous while characters were drawn beautifully. The plot, however, is kinda weak, in that the first part of Jiro's aviation career includes too much YY.
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Sometimes inventions can serve good and evil purposes.

By Squirrel Dude
Written March 13, 2014
"The Wind Rises" is an interesting view of one man's biography. It does offer hope that inventions can bring great promise, destruction, then peaceful promise. The invention is the airplane, if you didn't know. As an animated film, it can teach younger audiences that while your initial dream job is dashed (being a pilot) because of poor vision, one can contribute to the success of the airplane by another method (being an aeronautical engineer).
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That's how Japs view the war

By zhaoluoxi
Written March 07, 2014
"my country is so poor" "my country is so backward" "i am only an engineer" "i only wanna design the best airplane" That's how the Japanese view the war. It is so personal, so touching, so soft. However, when a wrong regime came into power, no one could be innocent.
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