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Nausicaš of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no tani no Naushika) Reviews

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Josh Larsen
June 12, 2015
One of the most weirdly, wonderfully built worlds of Hayao Miyazaki...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
John Gholson
March 26, 2014
It's not only an amazing piece of animation, but an incredible work of science-fiction as well.
Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine
February 20, 2014
Gives children a legitimately hopeful and enduring lesson about doing the right thing in times of crisis.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Michael Sragow
New Yorker
April 1, 2013
When mammoth dandelions puff out spores, the sight is as seductive as it is lethal.
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 6, 2010
Enjoys a visual richness and narrative ambition virtually unheard of in animation prior to its release.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
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Tasha Robinson
AV Club
August 10, 2009
Nausicaš is in some ways a grim and serious film, but it mixes a sweet optimism into its horror-filled lessons.
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Once again, Miyazaki's entry is nothing short of spectacular.
Emanuel Levy
August 9, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
May 10, 2005
Nausicaš, princess of the Valley of the Wind, is a screen heroine--or, rather, hero--for the ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Zach Hines
March 9, 2005
For all its inventiveness, it doesn't really compare to Miyazaki's later pictures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Dan Lybarger
February 28, 2005
It's a delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
M.E. Russell
February 25, 2005
It's gorgeous and strange, but Miyazaki's later films cover the same ground with greater refinement.
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
October 13, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
March 9, 2011
...grows more and more complicated and convoluted as time progresses...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 2, 2005
Miyazaki's instincts take over from time to time in the film's rare quiet moments, but overall it's awfully preachy and wearying.
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