Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

1984 117 Minutes

Adventure | Fantasy | Animation | Action | Science Fiction

Nausicaä, a gentle young princess, has an empathetic bond with the giant mutated insects that evolved in the wake of the destruction of the ecosystem. Traveling by cumbersome flying ship, on the b...

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good

User Review

  • BarneyNuttall

    BarneyNuttall

    8 / 10
    One of Miyazaki's first, Nausicaa is heartwarming and potent still to this day. We see the birth of so many Miyazaki motifs, from giant creatures to vile, anatomical warships. The plot is thrilling, propelled along by the ultra-likeable Nausicaä. It goes without saying that the art and animation are flawless; I do feel, however, that this film isn't as realised as his others.