The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu)
- 2h 6min
- Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
- Cast: Voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Mae Whitman
- UK release: 9 May 2014
An animated biopic of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Reviews & features
The Wind Rises21 Apr 2014
An engaging, deeply moving and mature Studio Ghibli film that exudes intelligence and compassion
Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki has taken a few curtain calls in the past; if his final film is to be The Wind Rises, then he’ll be going out at the very top of his game. A beautifully animated study of Japanese aircraft designer Jiro Horikoshi…
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