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Kaze tachinu

Hayao Miyazaki Japón, 2013

Matthew_Lucas's rating of the film El viento se levanta

"The wind is rising & I must live." If this truly is Hayao Miyazaki's final film, then he has bowed out with dignity and grace. THE WIND RISES, which chronicles the life of a young man who dreams of designing fast, beautiful airplanes, only to see them used as agents of death in the Japanese army during WWII, is a film of delicate, tremulous beauty. A breathtaking swan song from a cinematic grand master. A major work