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In Japanese animation master Hayao
Miyazaki’s final film, Jiro dreams of flying
and designing beautiful airplanes. Nearsighted
from a young age and unable to be a pilot,
Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering
company in 1927 and becomes one of the
world’s most innovative and accomplished
airplane designers, creating beautiful
machines that are put to deadly use.
Film critic David Ehrlich called the film
“Perhaps the greatest animated film ever
made . . . a devastatingly honest lament
for the corruption of beauty.” Learn more »