Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Movie review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Beautiful anime with eco message and an amazing heroine.

PG 2005 117 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 10+
I really loved this movie! It's entertaining, and action packed. I think it would be the best for teens, but slightly younger kids should be fine with it. It has some blood, but it is not extremely gory.

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age 10+

I wish I watched this and other Ghibli's movies years ago

An astonishing and beautiful movie, wierd and terrifying. Deals with many subjects in such a contemporary way. Post-apocalyptic movies are so common now. Amazing that this nearly 40-year-old movie presents such a dark yet also hopeful vision of a future world. It certainly holds up to the test of time. So many of Studio Ghibli's movies are magical, so complex and thought-provoking.

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