He announced that he was taking a well-deserved retirement in January 2014. However, the Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki couldn’t stop working. With “The Boy and the Heron”, in theaters Wednesday 1er November, he signs his twelfth animated feature film, at the age of 82.
The “sensei” (“master”) of Japanese animation achieved his first international success in 2001 with ” Spirited away “. The animated film won several awards and offers the general public a universe that is both poetic, melancholy and always on the border between reality and magic. A recipe that we find in all of Miyazaki’s films. A perfectionist bordering on tyranny, according to some of his collaborators at Studio GhibliHayao Miyazaki has always sought complexity, both in his drawings and in his stories.
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