The Wind Rises (2013)

8.5 / Rated by 2 people

126 min.
Plot  In 1916, the young Jiro Horikoshi longs to become a pilot, but his poor eyesight forbids it. One night, he dreams he meets the famous Italian aircraft designer Giovanni Battista Caproni, who tells him that building planes is better than flying them.

Seven years later, Jiro is traveling by train to study aeronautical engineering at Tokyo Imperial University, and meets a young girl, Naoko, traveling with her maid. When the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 hits, Naoko's maid breaks her leg and Jiro carries her to Naoko's family. He leaves without giving his name.

In 1927, Jiro graduates with his close friend Kiro Honjo (who later designs the Mitsubishi G3M), and both begin work at aircraft manufacturer Mitsubishi assigned to a fighter design team. Jiro is sent to Germany to carry out technical research and obtain a production license for a Junkers aircraft. He argues with German soldiers and witnesses a night raid by the Gestapo. He dreams again of Caproni, who tells him t...




All Titles

Kaze tachinu
Japanese Original Title
The Wind Rises
English Title

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