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Grave of the Fireflies

Hotaru no haka

directed by Isao Takahata
Japan 1988
  • 89 min
4,955 Ratings


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.