In "The Wind Rises," Jiro — inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni — dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes. Nearsighted from a young age and thus unable to become a pilot, Jiro joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company in 1927. His genius is soon recognized, and he grows to become one of the world’s most accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, and depicts key... Full synopsis »
February 21, 2014 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images and smoking
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