The Wind Rises (Dubbed)

Genre:  Animation, Drama
Running Time:  126 min.
Release Date:
February 21, 2014 - Toronto - February 21, 2014 - Toronto
February 28, 2014 - Wide

February 28, 2014 - Wide - February 21, 2014 - Toronto
February 28, 2014 - Wide

DVD: November 18, 2014

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 18 votes and 3 reviews
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Cast: Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Stephen Alpert, Morio Kazama, Keiko Takeshita, Mirai Shida


Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world’s most innovative and accomplished airplane designers.

The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan’s plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Producer(s): Toshio Suzuki
Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki
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  • 5 stars "An incredible story of hardship and love, made me cry at the end"
  • 5 stars "It was good movie."
  • 5 stars "It was good story. I didn't feel like I sat and watched for 2 hours. Good movie."