The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Biography, Drama

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A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.



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Hayao Miyazaki


Hayao Miyazaki (comic), Hayao Miyazaki (screenplay)

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In early 2013, the 72 year old Hayao Miyazaki announced that he would retire after the release of "The Wind Rises", marking his sixth such announcement. Since then, many rumors have circulated stating that he has announced his return to feature films once again -... ...


Caproni: She was beautiful, just like the wind.


After Jiro tells Nahoko that he's finished designing his plane, he falls asleep. Nahoko removes his glasses and places them on the floor behind their heads. In the next shot, from behind their heads, there are no glasses on the floor.


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Animation | Biography | Drama | History | Romance | War


Release Date:

21 February 2014


Japanese, German, Italian, French

Country of Origin


Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

JPY 810,775,632 (Japan) (27 July 2013)


$5,209,580 (USA)

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