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    • Japanese animation movie director Hayao Miyazaki, left, jokes with his Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement prize with Venice's Film Festival director Marco Muller, right
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    Hayao Miyazaki was born in Bunkyo, Tokyo on January 5, 1941. His father was director of Miyazaki Airplane, which made parts for warplanes during World War II. Miyazaki attended the prestigious Gakushin University and was a member of the university’s "Children’s Literature Research Club". He graduated from Gakushin in 1963, with degrees in political science and economics.

     

    On January 5, Japanese film director, animator and screenwriter Hayao Miyazaki celebrated his 74th birthday. Over a career that has spanned more than 50 years, he made his name as a visionary animator and a virtuoso storyteller. Miazaki is considered to be one of the most popular and influential animators in cinema.

     

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