Hayao Miyazaki and the Art of Ambivalence

In this video essay, Joel discusses the art of ambivalence in the animated films of Hayao Miyazaki’s, illustrating the filmmaker’s mastery of creating beautiful and atmospheric moments filled with ambiguity.

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Videos: 23

Hayao Miyazaki: Style & Technique

Animation Directors


Hayao Miyazaki

Spirited Away