In 2013, Academy Award-winning (2014: Honorary Award; 2002: Best Animated Feature, Spirited Away) film director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, creator of such legendary films as Howls Moving Castle and My Neighbour Totoro, suddenly announced his retirement. But still he couldnt shake his burning desire to create.
After an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project using these techniques. 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 hes past his prime shine once again Shot over two years, Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki provides a unique, fascinating glimpse into the mind and creative process of one of animations most iconic storytellers.
Contains the full documentary on Blu-Ray and DVD in the original Japanese with English subtitles. This release also includes an alternate 48-minute version with English narration and new footage.