In what’s being called a “Farewell Masterpiece” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, given the unclear status of the studio’s production in the future, The Wind Rises may indeed be a bit of a swan song, for now. The home theater version of the animated film is getting special treatment in its packaging options, including […]
the wind rises
Or: the kind of reassurances the US distributor thinks American audiences need in order to go see a work that really speaks for itself.
Giving us rather more footage than ever before, here’s an extended trailer for Studio Ghibl’s biopic of aeronautic engineer Jiro Horikoshi. There’s some chat before hand, but once the footage comes, it rolls on and on… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3AekHQy6lc[/youtube] Beautiful, for sure but how Western audiences might react to this specifically Japanese subject remains to be seen. […]
Hold on to your hats because Hayao Miyazaki has made another film about the awe and majesty of flight.