Japanese exhib finances winner

Co. will produce 'Wings of Rain'

TOKYO — 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 on 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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