When should we watch LiT as an anniversary viewing?

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When should we watch LiT as an anniversary viewing?

#1 Post by Beery » Sat Feb 16, 2008 9:27 am

I tend to make a point of watching my favourite movies at least once a year on their 'anniversary'. For example, I watch Groundhog Day religiously on February 2nd; I watch The Wicker Man on May 1st; I watch Halloween on the week of Halloween; I watch A Christmas Story at Christmas.

But I'm having trouble tying down LiT to a particular season or date. I understand the movie was filmed in or around September, but is there anything in the movie that ties it down to a particular date or a time of year? I really would like to set a date for my LiT anniversary so any help would be much appreciated.
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#2 Post by samwright8380 » Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:42 pm

not too sure about the date, but 04:20 tokyo time for the start would be very apt.....
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#3 Post by Beery » Sun Feb 17, 2008 1:13 am

Good idea. Thanks for that. :)
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#4 Post by TokyoGirl » Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:18 am

I always see it as quite a 'spring' movie, around cherry blossom time (march-april), I know it's not set then but it seems to capture that mood for me :)
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#5 Post by LostCalls » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:23 am

My first viewing was a relatively balmy night in late summer. Somehow, that seemed ideal for me.

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#6 Post by samwright8380 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:02 am

I think for the purposes of simul-view, 23 september was previously quoted as the anniversary date. I think that also coupled with 4/20 at 0420 japan time would make a nice combination; two simul-views a year, spread almost evenly, one in spring which has some significance and the other on the actual date of filming.
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#7 Post by Beery » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:31 pm

Oh that sounds perfect. I think that's what I'll do. Anyway, one anniversary is too few for this movie, so it needs two.
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#8 Post by samwright8380 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:59 pm

Agreed! Does anybody else think that we should have standardised dates for the simul-views on here as well? Might be easier for people to make a note of etc. Could always put it to a poll or something...
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#9 Post by Pitman » Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:29 pm

Should be on the weekend closest to that standardized date.

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