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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no tani no Naushika) (1984)

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
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Sumi Shimamoto Sumi Shimamoto
Nausicaä
Hisako Kyôda Hisako Kyôda
Oh-Baba
Gorô Naya Gorô Naya
Yupa
Jôji Yanami Jôji Yanami
Gikkuri


Written by
Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki
(comic)
David Schmoeller David Schmoeller
english version


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Enchanting

8 years, 9 months ago at May 11 12:29
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A captivating post appocalyptic story from around the Mad Max era. It does seem a little long, and younger kids might get restless watching, but with the utterly stunning, bedazzling visuals and sensitive character interaction it makes for a beautiful and moving animated experience like you would only expect with master Miyazaki. If that is a bit gushy fanboy sounding well ok, I can live with that... read more

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8 years, 9 months ago at May 12 22:12
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This is an amazing film. All of Miyazaki's trademarks can be found in this film. His obsession with flying, humanity fighting each other but eventually blossoming throughout times of war and uncertainty, a strong female protagonist, beautiful locations and enchanting forests, it's all there to see. I always think his films like this might be too much for children to watch, but it certainly makes t... read more

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7 years, 8 months ago at Jun 14 20:13
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Hayao Miyazaki's environmentalist streak is apparent again in this post-apocaplyptic action adventure. The young Princess Nausicaä searches for the cause of her land's suffering and teaches us a thing or two about saving our planet along the way.
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Description: This impressive work from acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki represents a significant departure from traditional anime. Foregoing the gritty storylines, extreme violence, and adult content found throughout many anime, Miyazaki's works borrow as much from fairy tales as they do from science fiction. Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind is no exception. Centuries after war has devastated the earth, Princess Nausicaa leads the people of the Valley of the Wind. Feuding clans fight with planes and tanks as well as swords in a world that is both primitive and futuristic. In addition to her people's conflicts with other factions, Nau ... (more)
Release date: 11 March 1984
UPC: 786936175240
Tags: Anime (38), Animation (31), Japanese (22), Fantasy (20), 1980s (19), Japan (18), 1984 (18), Studio Ghibli (17), Sci-fi (14), Post Apocalyptic (10), Environment (9), Drama (8), Foreign (7), Ghibli (6), Miyazaki (5), Pollution (5), Science Fiction (4), Asia (4), Asian (4), Animated (4)
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