[Movies] Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises Set for February 2014 Release in US
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.12.2013
The final film of Hayao Miyazaki…
Walt Disney Studios officially announced that they will be handling the North American release for the Studio Ghibli animated picture, The Wind Rises, the new animated film written and directed by Academy Award-winner, Hayao Miyazaki.
The film is set for a limited release in North American theaters on February 21, 2014. It will get an expanded release a week later on February 28 under the Touchstone Pictures banner. The film will also be available for Academy Award qualification engagements in New York and Los Angeles from November 8-14.
The film recently made its international debut at the Venice Film Festival earlier this month. It then made it's North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. The Wind Rises will also be Miyazaki's final film as he has announced his retirement from directing animation.