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Grave of the Fireflies

1988-04-16 | Animation / Drama
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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.
Director: Isao Takahata
Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi

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Grave of the Fireflies FAQ

The production budget of Grave of the Fireflies was 3,700,000 USD.
The director of Grave of the Fireflies is Isao Takahata.
The genre of Grave of the Fireflies is Animation,Drama,War.
The release date of Grave of the Fireflies is April 16, 1988.
On September 03, 2021, the IMDB rating of Grave of the Fireflies is 8.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 0/100, Metacritic rating is 94/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The casts of Grave of the Fireflies are Tsutomu Tatsumi starring as Seita (voice), Ayano Shiraishi starring as Setsuko (voice), Yoshiko Shinohara starring as Mother (voice), Akemi Yamaguchi starring as Aunt (voice).
The full version of Grave of the Fireflies is provided by Hulu , Apple iTunes , Vudu
Grave of the Fireflies won 1994 Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 1989 Blue Ribbon Awards.
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..
The runtime of Grave of the Fireflies is 89 minutes.
On September 03, 2021, there were 5269 public reaction to Grave of the Fireflies including tearful, heart-breaking, most heartbreaking, most powerful, most depressing.