PG-13 | | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
After the first screening of the film, director Hayao Miyazaki said it was the first time he ever cried during the screening of his own movie.
Be brave, Kinu!
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.
Japanese, German, Italian, French
JPY 810,775,632 (Japan) (27 July 2013)