Japan selects ‘Weathering With You’ as entry for Oscars

Screen | 8/26/2019 | Staff
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Japan has selected Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime Weathering With You as its entry for the best international feature film category of the 2020 Academy Awards.

Japan’s Motion Picture Producers Association (Eiren) confirmed that the film had been selected from a short list of 13 titles on Monday. It marks the first animated feature selected as the country’s Oscar entry since Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke in 1998.

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Currently on release in Japan, Weathering With You has so far grossed around $100m in its home market, making it the biggest...
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