Releasing Date: 21 February 2014 (USA)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Zach Callison, Mirai Shida and Hideaki Anno
In Japan in the 1920s, the young Jiro dreams of flying.Since he is short-sighted, but he would not even sit on the lever of an airplane, but rather build that. And the best that has ever seen the world. As a model it serves the Italian Caproni aircraft technician, with whom he always holds talks in his dreams. An ambitious desire, because Europeans are the Japanese technically far ahead.
Always his life’s dream in mind, Jiro proves itself as an ambitious student and finally gets a job as a flight engineer. But every beginning is difficult. Crash landings are just as important as the constant comparison with Western aircraft. In addition, Jiro also offer private Ups and Downs. This is also a young woman he Kantō Earthquake helps after the Great, which he then loses sight of.
The Wind Rises – Kaze tachinu tells fortunately not only by Japanese aircraft technology. In addition to the incorporated love story, the film also comes up with several historical events that have shaped Japan between the two world wars. These include the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and the Great Depression. Thus, the film tells a story round, which is a wide audience. Also contribute to the detailed drawings that bring the many sites and landscapes have succeeded in the usual anime style to life.
Conclusion: The Wind Rises – Kaze tachinu to Hayao Miyazaki adopted with a remarkable film of his audience. The film is not only interesting for anime fans. Thanks to the versatile history, viewers are likely to feel addressed different age groups.