Hayao Miyazaki


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Japanese Animator Hayao Miyazaki Announces Retirement
Acclaimed Japanese Animator Hayao Miyazaki To Retire From Filmmaking

Biography:
Birth Name: Hayao Miyazaki
Born: 01/05/1941
Birth Place: Japan

Born in Tokyo in January 1941, Hayao Miyazaki spent his formative years in the capital city. His father's family owned an airplane parts factory and that small matter had a great impact on the future filmmaker in developing his particularly unique animation style. A Miyazaki feature often contains aerial shots that swoop and soar which in turn are contrasted by segments of quietude and intimacy which serve to heighten the fantastical elements of the tales. During his childhood, his mother was confined to bed with spinal tuberculosis and Miyazaki later paid her homage in "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988), which focused on two sisters whose mother has been hospitalized.

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