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Grave of the Fireflies

Cast

Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi View All


Crew

Isao Takahata (Director), Isao Takahata (Screenplay) View All

Released: Apr. 16th, 1988
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.
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