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Grave of the Fireflies

At 4 and 14, they tried to live on

  • Original Title: 火垂るの墓
  • Released in: 1988
  • Runtime: 89 min.
  • Country: Japan
  • Genres: Animation, Drama, War
  • Rating: 8.2 (959 TMDB votes) / IMDB
  • Plot: In the latter part of World War II, a boy and his sister, orphaned when their mother is killed in the firebombing of Tokyo, are left to survive on their own in what remains of civilian life in Japan. The plot follows this boy and his sister as they do their best to survive in the Japanese countryside, battling hunger, prejudice, and pride in their own quiet, personal battle.
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  • Director / Producer: Isao Takahata (Director), Tohru Hara (Producer)
  • Main Actors:
    picture of Tsutomu Tatsumipicture of Ayano Shiraishipicture of Yoshiko Shinoharapicture of Akemi Yamaguchi
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