The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013)

May 9, 2014


From set-pieces with airborne dragons and gunships to having a literal flying pig as a protagonist, soaring into the sky has always been a recurring interest of master animator Hayao Miyazaki. Fittingly, his supposed swan song as a director, The Wind Rises, concerns itself with an aviation pioneer. The least overtly fantastical of his films, it’s a semi-fictionalised biopic of Jiro Horikoshi, chief engineer of key Japanese fighter plane designs in the 1930s…

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