"Falling asleep in the cinema is not about boredom but a feeling of comfort, as when sun is shining on you and you feel warm." - Lucrecia Martel
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
In Cinematary's coverage from TIFF 2019, Zach and Jessica pointed out that this movie has two glaring problems: a manic pixie dream girl and climate denialism. I posit that these problems are one and the same; the problem is the protagonist, who shouldn't be.
Imagine for a second that Hodaka, the protagonist of WEATHERING WITH YOU, doesn't exist, and instead, the film's POV character is Hina. Change nothing else! Here's how Hina's story would go:
- she's a girl who…