Drawn Out of Retirement

Legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki working on his latest project.

In 2013, Academy Award-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement at the age of 72.

But he can’t shake his burning desire to create. After an encounter with young computer graphics animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project to utilize CGI for the first time ever.

But the artist, who has been adamant about hand-drawn animation, confronts many challenges that threaten to cancel the film. Can an old master who thinks he’s past his prime shin