Extraordinary skies are a staple of Makoto Shinkai's work.

5 Centimeters Per Second is a fairly short film made by Makoto Shinkai. Like most of his other work it examines the way humans deal with loss or separation. In fact the subtitle is “a chain of short stories about their distance.” Since the subject of this review is a movie, I’ll be saying even less than usual about the plot to avoid spoilers.

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