The Wind Rises

Rating: PG

Age: 9+

Renowned animator and founder of Studio Ghibli Hayao Miyazaki’s final film is a whimsical ride through the life of the Japanese aeronautical engineer Jiro Horikoshi. Beautifully animated with a stirring classical soundtrack, the film is a chronicle of Jiro’s life and dreams. From his childhood fantasies to his determined years of study, it culminates in his pioneering designs of the legendary Japanese fighter planes used in WWI and WWII.

Our review:

4stars

We showed ‘The Wind Rises’ to Streatham Wells parents. Overall, they enjoyed the movie with a majority giving a rating of 4 stars.

Here is what they had to say…

“I would definitely recommend this film to friends.” ~ Francis, parent.

“A great historical film!” ~ Maxine, parent.

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