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‘The Wind Rises’: the beauty and controversy of Miyazaki’s final film

23
Jan
2014

Hayao Miyazakis The Wind Rises is a lot of things. Its a gorgeous, Oscar-nominated work that brings prewar Japan to life in ways that have never been seen before. Its Miyazakis most pointedly adult movie, with a slow-burning tragedy replacing the magical realism and cute characters that have made Studio Ghiblis films appeal across generations. Thats because The Wind Rises is a sympathetic biography of a man whose work contributed to Japans brutal campaign of imperialist aggression during World War II. Jiro Horikoshi designed the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane that Japan used in Pearl Harbor and countless other assaults;

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