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Movie review: 'The Wind Rises'

(three and a half stars)

"All I wanted to do was to make something beautiful." So said aeronautical engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose Mitsubishi A5M and A6M Zero served the Empire of Japan during WWII. Amid some controversy, living-legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki has written and directed his own latest "something beautiful," this one a hand-drawn fantasia about Horikoshi: "The Wind Rises."

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images and smoking. Two hours, six minutes.

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