Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

8.5 1988 1h 29m
Drama War Animation

Director

Isao Takahata

Screenplay

Isao Takahata

Starring Roles

Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Synopsis

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.

Cast

Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi, Kozo Hashida, Masayo Sakai, Kazumi Nozaki, Yoshio Matsuoka, Masahiro Kanetake, Kiyoshi Yanagawa

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