Hayao Miyazaki. Hayao Miyazaki is Japanese, he is 71. He lives in Tokyo. His childhood was marked by World War II, so some of his works take a little inspiration from this. He directs and designs creates animated films.
Hayao Miyazaki is Japanese, he is 71.
He lives in Tokyo.
His childhood was marked by World War II,
so some of his works take a little inspiration from this.
He directs and designs creates animated films.
In 1985, he founded Studio Ghibli. Totoro is the mascot.
Miyazaki often uses the same themes like the relationship between humans and nature, ecology and technology, and the difficulty of staying pacifist in a world at war.
The heroes of Miyazaki’s films are children or teenagers.
He explains that when he imagines his characters,
the characters are always children.
Women occupy an important place in his works.
They often play a leading role.
It is women who work in the baths of
the mysterious city of Spirited Away.
There are also women (led by Lady Eboshi)
working at the forge in Princess Mononoke.
The basis of his films.
Here are some movies
of Hayao Miyazaki,
Those that I love...
Made in 1986, released in France in 2003.
Sheeta, a young successor of
Laputa, has a pendant
which connects to the flying island.
Fleeing the other heir of Laputa
who wished to use the island
as a weapon of war, she met Pazu.
He is a brave teenager who also
wants to find Laputa. To help Sheeta.
Pirates, led by Dora also help.
Made in 1997, released in France in 2000.
Ashitaka, a young warrior, is under
a curse because he killed a boar demon.
So he must leave to find the stag god
who could defeat the spell.
He meets Lady Eboshi, leader of a village
at war against the goddess of wolves.
San, the wolf-girl, also tries to defend his forest.
Released in France in 2002.
Chihiro and her parents
discover a new world when
she & her family get lost.
Her parents get hungry and
stop to eat but they
are transformed into pigs
A witch reigns on
the small city.
Chihiro will be
assisted by Haku,
a young 12 year old boy.
Released in France in 2005.
Sophie, aged 18, has worked in
a hat shop. She met Hauru the Magician.
A jealous witch casts a spell on Sophie
and transforms her into a 90-year-old woman.
Sophie runs away. By chance, she enters
the castle of Hauru and gets hired as a housekeeper.
Calcifer, the fire spirit that feeds the house thinks she was the victim of a spell.
It will help if she break the
bond that unites Hauru and Calcifer.
Kiki's Delivery Service
My Neighbor Totoro.
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.