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Grave Of The Fireflies

Year: 1988

Genre: Animation

Duration: 88 mins

Starring:

Director: Isao Takahata

Experience Grave of the Fireflies in the cinema.

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Grave of the Fireflies is the achingly beautiful story of Seito and his little sister Setsuko as they struggle to survive when their mother is killed in an air-raid in WWII. Isao Takahata's heart-breaking drama is one of the masterpieces of Japanese animation. A true masterpiece, this is a devastating and unexpected piece that doesn’t pull any punches in its depiction of a country at war, and a family desperate to stay together at all costs.

This film is available in Japanese with English subtitles or English dubbed. If you set up a screening, let us know which you prefer.