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The Wind Rises


Feb 21, 2014

Latest Home Video

Nov 18, 2014

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Hayao Miyazaki


(English Language Version) Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Emily Blunt
Jennifer Grey.


2014 Touchstone Pictures / Studio Ghibli

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As Japan becomes involved in the events of World War II, a young engineer named Jiro Horikoshi (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) uses his unique design skills to create fighter planes.

Content Details

Why Is The Wind Rises Rated PG-13?

The Wind Rises is rated PG-13 for some disturbing images and smoking.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Wind Rises...

Violence: A city is hit by an earthquake that injures many and starts a massive fire—much destruction is shown. Airplanes carrying guns and bombs are depicted. Many airplanes crash and burst into flames, either because of poor design or war violence. Death is implied from test-flight accidents, disease, war battles and natural disasters. Some blood is shown. School kids bully one another and a fight breaks out. Impoverished people are shown. A character hides from the secret police.

Sexual Content:

- A bride invites her new husband to lie beside her in bed. Couples kiss.


- Infrequent use of mild profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Main characters are frequently shown smoking. Alcohol is consumed in social settings.

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Director Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli have also brought to the big screen: The Secret World of Arrietty, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro.

The strength of Japan’s fighter planes is shown in the WWII movie Tora! Tora! Tora! The movis Emperor takes a sympathetic look at the plight of Japan after the US ended the war by dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

MB PG Mature Theme, Tobacco Use/Promotion.
ON PG Mature Theme, Violence, Tobacco Use.

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Details on home video releases of The Wind Rises...

Home Video Notes: The Wind Rises
Release Date: 18 November 2014
The Wind Rises releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD) with the following extras:
- The Wind Rises: Behind the Microphone
- Original Japanese Trailers and TV Spots
- Announcement of the Completion of the Film

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