About Grave of the Fireflies

Studios : Ghibli
Country : Japan

English Titre : Grave of the Fireflies
Original Title : Hotaru No Haka

USA Release : October, 00 1994
Original Release : April, 16 1988

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Director(s) : Isao Takahata
Script Writer(s) : Isao Takahata

Runtime : 01 h 25
Cost : millions
Gross : millions

Summary : Setsuko and Seita are brother and sister living in wartime Japan. After their mother is killed in an air raid they find a temporary home with relatives. Having quarreled with their aunt they leave the city and make their home in an abandoned shelter. While their father's destiny who was a soldier is unknown the two must depend on each other to somehow keep a roof over their heads and food in their stomachs. When everything is in short supply, they gradually succumb to hunger and their only entertainment is the light of the fireflies.

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