Pompo the Cinephile is opening exclusively in select USA theaters on April 29, 2022

Sometimes, all it takes is a good producer to make a mediocre screenplay great. That’s where Pompo comes in. Pompo the Cinephile is a bold producer in “Nyallywood” known for her brilliant work with B Movies. However, she is broadening her range and is producing a delicate drama her assistant Gene will direct. But as it does for a first-time director, things don’t go as hoped and the production gets chaotic. Get a glimpse of the gorgeously rendered chaos behind making cinematic magic in the trailer below from GKIDS Films.

Pompo the Cinephile Trailer

Pompo the Cinephile marks the return of veteran animator, Hirao Takayuki, and brand-new animation studio, CLAP’s, feature debut. As a nerd who watches DVD extras, and a guy who uses his PTO to go PA on film sets, this film has got me hooked. Something about movies about making movies is the perfect blend of meta and pretentious that falls right into my niche. The film will release exclusively in select markets across the USA beginning April 29, 2022. Take a look at the list of theaters to see if the film is playing near you, tickets are available now.

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Pompo the Cinephile will play exclusively in these select theaters:

Phoenix, AZ

AMC Ahwatukee 24
AMC Deer Valley 17 with IMAX, Dolby

Los Angeles, CA

AMC Citywalk Stadium 19 with IMAX 100
AMC Santa Anita 16 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Puente Hills 20 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Orange 30 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Citywalk Stadium 19 with IMAX

San Diego, CA

AMC UTC 14
AMC Mission Valley 20 with IMAX, Dolby

San Francisco-Oak-San Jose, CA

AMC Bay Street 16 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Metreon 16 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC East Ridge Mall 15 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Mercado 20 with IMAX, Dolby, Prime

Denver, CO

AMC Highlands Ranch 24 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Westminster 24 with IMAX, Dolby, Prime

Jacksonville, FL

AMC Orange Park 24 with IMAX, Dolby

Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

AMC Tamiami 14
AMC Sunset Place 24 with IMAX, Dolby

Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota), FL

AMC Regency 20 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Veterans 24 with IMAX, Dolby

Atlanta, GA

AMC Barrett Commons 14 with IMAX
AMC Sugarloaf Mills 18 with Dolby

Chicago, IL

AMC River East 21 with Dolby
AMC Village Crossing 18 with IMAX, Dolby

Indianapolis, IN

AMC Indianapolis 17 with IMAX, Dolby

New Orleans, LA

AMC Elmwood 20 with IMAX, Dolby

Detroit, MI

AMC Forum 30 with IMAX, Dolby

Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN

AMC Coon Rapids 16

Kansas City, MO

AMC Barrywoods 24 with IMAX, Dolby, Prime

Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle), NC

AMC DINE-IN Southpoint 17 with IMAX, Dolby

New York, NY

AMC Empire 25

Columbus, OH

AMC DINE-IN Easton Town Center 30 with IMAX, Dolby, Prime

Pittsburgh, PA

AMC Waterfront 22 with IMAX, Dolby

Nashville, TN

AMC DINE-IN Thoroughbred 20 IMAX, Dolby
AMC CLASSIC Murfreesboro 16

Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

AMC DINE-IN Stonebriar 24 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Firewheel 18 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC DINE-IN Grapevine 30 w/IMAX, Dolby
AMC DINE-IN Mesquite 30 with IMAX, Dolby

Houston, TX

AMC Gulf Pointe 30 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Willowbrook 24 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC First Colony 24 w IMAX, Dolby, Prime

Seattle-Tacoma, WA

AMC Alderwood 16 with IMAX, Dolby
AMC Pacific Place 11
AMC Southcenter 16 with IMAX, Dolby

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Hopefully, the film is playing close enough near you for you to see it. Pompo the Cinephile releases on April 29, 2022, with special Fan Event screenings on April 27, 2022.

pompo the cinephile poster

About Pompo the Cinephile

Release date: April 29, 2022 (USA)
Director: Takayuki Hirao
Production Studio: CLAP
Distrbutor: GKIDS Films
Characters: Mystia, Gene Fini, Nathalie Woodward, Joelle Davidovich “Pompo” Pomponett, Martin Braddock
Running time: 94 minutes
Synopsis:
Pompo is a talented and gutsy producer in “Nyallywood,” the movie-making capital of the world. Although she’s known for B-movies, one day Pompo tells her movie-loving but apprehensive assistant Gene that he will direct her next script: a delicate drama about a tormented artistic genius, starring the legendary and Brando-esque actor Martin Braddock, and a young actress seeking her first break. But when the production heads towards chaos, can Gene rise to Pompo’s challenge, and succeed as a first-time director?

Are you excited about Pompo the Cinephile? What do you think of CLAP’s animation for their first feature? Did you already get your tickets? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to Tweet us when you get your tickets and your reactions after watching the film!

Source: GKIDS Films

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