Wednesday, January 15, 2020

2019 Makoto Shinkai film Weathering With You (天気の子) in Pittsburgh through (at least) January 22.

The 2019 Makoto Shinkai film Weathering With You (天気の子), which opened in Pittsburgh today, will continue through at least January 22. From the distributor:
GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit Your Name. The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…
After its initial run at the AMC Loews Waterfront, Southside Works Cinema, and Cinemark in Monroeville, North Hills, Pittsburgh Mills, and Robinson on the 15th and 16th, it will continue at the AMC Loews Waterfront through the 22nd. Tickets for those shows are available online via Fandango.