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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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  • Chicago International Children's Film Festival

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Grave of the Fireflies FAQ

The release date of Grave of the Fireflies is April 16, 1988.
On June 11, 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.
Grave of the Fireflies won 1994 Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 1989 Blue Ribbon Awards.
The production budget of Grave of the Fireflies was 3,700,000 USD.
The revenue of Grave of the Fireflies was 516,962 USD.
On June 11, 2021, there were 5254 public reaction to Grave of the Fireflies including more rewarding, for pandemic era, build a scene, emotionally charging, honorable character.
The director of Grave of the Fireflies is Isao Takahata.
The genre of Grave of the Fireflies is Animation,Drama,War.
The full version of Grave of the Fireflies is provided by Hulu , Apple iTunes , Vudu
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.