Who composed the music for Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind?

Joe Hisaishi
Haruomi Hosono
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Is Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind worth watching?

The animated Japanese movie that led to acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki setting up Studio Ghibli, Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind is a breathtaking piece of work and one well worth watching for fans of the genre.

What is the message of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind?

The implication is that the world is stronger than humanity’s violence, and with or without their help, it will recover. Change may be permanent, but it isn’t always inimical. That’s the message of Nausicaä the movie.

How long did it take to make Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind?

nine months
The film was released in March 1984, with a production schedule of only nine months and with a budget equivalent to $1 million.

Why is Nausicaä important in the Odyssey?

Nausicaä is also a mother figure for Odysseus; she ensures his return home, and says “Never forget me, for I gave you life”. Odysseus never tells Penelope about his encounter with Nausicaä, out of all the women he met on his long journey home. Some suggest this indicates a deeper level of feeling for the young woman.

What happened to the world in Nausicaä?

Thus, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind was born. The post-apocalyptic series takes place a thousand years after the Seven Days of Fire, a cataclysmic global war that destroyed most of the world. The world is polluted with toxic air and the seas are poisonous.

What inspired Nausicaä?

The story itself was inspired by the 1971 comic Rowlf by American cartoonist Richard Corben, while the name Nausicaä was derived from the Greek epic Odysseus. Miyazaki was also strongly inspired by French comic artist Jean Giraud’s Arzach (1975), as seen in the documentary, Ghibli: The Miyazaki Temple.

When did Shia LaBeouf do Nausicaä?

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) – Shia LaBeouf as Asbel – IMDb.