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Program Title: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
EASC Code: JN-40
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese, English
Subtitles:
Subject: Children's TV/Movie
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Isao Takahata
Release Date: 2002
Running Time: 117 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: From one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation and the creator of the Academy Award -winning* Spirited Away comes Hayao Miyazaki's epic masterpiece Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind. A thousand years after a global war, a seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of only a few areas still populated. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaa, the people of the Valley are engage in a constant struggle with powerful insects called Ohmu, who guard a poisonous jungle that is spreading across the Earth. Nausicaa and her brave companions, together with the people of the Valley, strive to restore the bond between humanity and the Earth. Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind is written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. And this spectacular 2-Disc Set features exotic settings, impactful music and a timeless story about courage and compassion in the face of danger.
Data Entry Date: 11/20/2006