PVRINOX Pictures has revealed more details for the highly anticipated Makoto Shinkai Film Festival which will be taking place from May 19, 2023, onwards.
All the five films of the director, namely Weathering with You, Suzume, 5 Centimeters per Second, Children Who Chase Lost Voices and Your Name, will be screened on a daily basis at multiplex chains of PVR-Inox and Cinepolis throughout the entire week in more than 100 screens across India.
Below is a list of cities where the screenings will be held:
- Navi Mumbai
- Anna Nagar
For show timings check BookMyShow or PVR Cinemas website.
“India’s evolving relationship with Anime showcases the power of cross-cultural exchange, as it continues to captivate and inspire a new generation of viewers in the country. We are thrilled to showcase and pay homage to one of the most brilliant Anime directors and his treasured films. We look forward to celebrating this beloved genre and cater to the ever-enthused moviegoers with unforgettable moments on the big screen,” commented Kamal Gianchandani, CEO – PVRINOX Picture.
The festival will be in collaboration with JFF India, The Japan Foundation Delhi and CoMix Wave Films inc.
PVR describes the films that will be screened as follows:
Your Name: An unforgettable story of connection and fate unfolds in the captivating anime “Your Name” by two strangers named Mitsuha and Taki who mysteriously switch bodies and set out to find each other across time and space, woven together by romance, fantasy, and stunning animation.
Weathering With You: The captivating anime “Weathering With You” explores themes of love, sacrifice, and the tenacity of the human spirit while delving into the enchanted tie between Hodaka and Hina, where she appears to be able to manipulate the weather, in a world of magical connections.
Children Who Chase Lost Voices: A coming of age, captivating tale with adolescent love and a young heroine who is drawn into a secret realm by a mysterious melody emanating from a crystal radio left as a keepsake by her absent father.
5 Centimeters Per Second: We trace the journey of a young guy named Takaki through his life in three interconnected segments as harsh winters, cold technology, and finally adult responsibilities and commitments converge to test the delicate petals of love.
Suzume: The visually striking animated drama “Suzume” centres on a 17-year-old high school girl who joins an enigmatic young man on a f antastical journey. What occurs next forms the core of the thrilling journey after they are tasked with closing and sealing inter-dimensional gateways that may wipe out the entire planet.
Source: Press Release