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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.
The basis of his films.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 Miyazakis 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...
Castle in the SkyMade in 1986, released in France in 2003.
Sheeta, a young successor of Laputa, has a pendantwhich 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.
Princess MononokeMade 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.
Spirited AwayReleased 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 by Youbaba. A witch reigns on the small city. Chihiro will be assisted by Haku, a young 12 year old boy.
Howl's Moving Castle
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.
These other films
My Neighbor Totoro.Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.Kiki's Delivery ServicePorco Rosso.Ponyo.