The Wind Rises

Title The Wind Rises
Names Anno, Hideaki.
Miyazaki, Hayao.
Nishijima, Hidetoshi.
Takimoto, Miori.
Book Number DVD00390
Title Status Active
Medium DVD Descriptive Video
Annotation Animated. Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan's plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo. Menu navigation required.
Local Subject Descriptive Video: Drama - DVD
Descriptive Video: Historical Fiction - DVHF
Descriptive Video: Menu Navigation - DVMN
Descriptive Video: Rated PG-13 - DPG13
Language English
Released 2013
Publication Info 2013
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