Kaze Tachinu Gets Oscar Nomination
Director Hayao Miyazaki’s supposed final feature film The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) is among the five finalists that will compete for the 2013 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The movie will compete against France’s Ernest and Celestine, and Hollywood’s The Croods, Frozen, and Despicable Me 2 for the Oscar. Miyazaki’s 2001 film Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (“Spirited Away”) won the 2002 Oscar for Best Animated Film. The Oscar winners will be announced on March 2.