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United Cinemas to produce ‘Wings’

Film based on winner entry in plot contest

Exhib United Cinemas will produce “Ame no tsubasa” (The Wings of Rain), a teen romance based on last year’s winning entry to its pic plot competition, the company announced Thursday.

Held for the first time last year, the competition solicits ideas from film fans with the winner made and shown in UC theaters.

To build interest in the pic, popster Kumami recorded and released its theme song before the start of shooting.

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