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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 40th Anniversary - Studio Ghibli Fest 2024

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Videos & Photos

  • Trailer 1 Ghibli Fest
  • Clip: Nausicaa's Greenhouse

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

A thousand years after the Seven Days of Fire destroyed civilization, warring human factions survive in a world devastated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects. The peaceful Valley of the Wind is nestled on the edge of the Toxic Forest and led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, whose love of all living things leads her into terrible danger, as she fights to restore balance between humans and nature.

Cast

  • Sumi Shimamoto
  • Mahito Tsujimura
  • Hisako Kyôda
  • Gorô Naya
  • Ichirô Nagai
  • Kôhei Miyauchi
  • Jôji Yanami
  • Minoru Yada
  • Rihoko Yoshida
  • Masako Sugaya

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Metacritic

75

The film is good-hearted, energetic, and full of Ghibli's characteristically beautiful hand-rendered animation, but it's also lightweight and hyper, with none of Miyazaki's more resonant themes.

Metacritic review by Tasha Robinson
Tasha Robinson
The A.V. Club
80

Dreamlike Ghibli animation that's well worth seeking out.

Metacritic review by William Thomas
William Thomas
Empire