The Wind Rises Japan 2013 – 126min.

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The Wind Rises

Animation Children Drama Romance War

Jiro is a dreamer. Even though his shortsightedness keeps him from becoming a pilot, his drive makes him one of the most gifted Japanese engineers of his generation. Recruited by an important aeronautics company before WWII, he uses his energy to design bombers that will be destined never to return. As he does so, Jiro holds on each day to the words of Paul Valéry: «The wind is rising!... We must try to live». This same hunger for life melts the heart of a young girl he met during an earthquake, who suffers from an illness ravaging the country: tuberculosis...

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German Switzerland: 11. September 2014

Romandie: 22. January 2014

Ticino: 18. September 2014

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9 years ago

Miyazaki in his good shape.


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