“The Wind Rises” (PG-13 Toho / Touchstone Pictures 2013) the Academy Award nominated animated feature from Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki opens Feb. 28, at Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis.
Hayao Miyazaki blends the story of Jiro, based on aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori, in a tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of choices in a turbulent world.
Both subtitled and dubbed versions of the Japanese film will be screened. The English version features the voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt,
John Krasinski, Martin Short, Werner Herzog, William H. Macy, Darren Criss, Mae Whitman, Mandy Patinkin,
Jennifer Grey, Stanley Tucci, Elijah Wood, Ronan Farrow, and Zach Callison.