The Wind Rises


Before the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, before the great war that tore Japan asunder, Jirou Horikoshi lived in a world of dreams - dreams of flight, and dreams of making the world a better place. Kaze Tachinu is the story of the man who created the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter, the most famous airplane in Japanese history. From his childhood in Fujioka, Jirou dreamed of designing flying machines like his hero, Italian aviation pioneer Giovanni Battista Caproni. Through disaster, romance, war and loss, Jirou continues to chase that dream - learning along the way that once released into the world, dreams can take on a very different shape.

Title: Kaze Tachinu

English: The Wind Rises

Synonyms: Kaze Tachinu

Japanese: 風立ちぬ

Type: Movie

Total: 1

Status: Completed

Aired: Jul 20, 2013

Genres: Drama, Historical, Romance

Duration: 2 hr. 6 min.

Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older