Castle in the sky
The Myth of the Girl Who Fell from the Sky
“Castle in the Sky” is a film with hidden messages and symbols. It explores the desire to escape gravity and the concept of falling from heaven. The film references mythology, science, and literature to convey deeper meanings. The levitation stones, Indra’s Arrow, and the World Tree are significant elements in the story. The article offers hints and interpretations but acknowledges that Hayao Miyazaki, the creator, may have intended something different.
The Inner Trajectory of Pazu and Sheeta
“Laputa” is a beautifully crafted animated film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It follows the adventurous journey of Pazu and Sheeta, exploring themes of friendship, selflessness, and the perils of excessive power. The film captivates viewers with its breathtaking visuals and leaves them yearning for the tranquility of home.
Family Landscape- Brother of Hayao Miyazaki (1990)
Miyazaki Shirou reflects on his childhood with famous brother, Hayao Miyazaki. Discussing their strong-willed, ill mother and hardworking father, he depicts a tightly-knit family adapting to challenges. Despite his brother’s growing fame, Shirou perceives Hayao as a talented but regular older brother.
I Want to Create Popular Culture That Transcend Time
Hayao Miyazaki discusses the influence of various childhood readings, notably an abridged “Gulliver’s Travels,” on “Castle in the Sky.” He contemplates the role of popular culture, noting it can both reflect and transcend its era, aiming to create timeless works.