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Grave of the Fireflies

Hotaru no haka

directed by Isao Takahata
Japan, 1988

Synopsis

In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year old sister, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids.

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