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Grave of the Fireflies

Hotaru no haka

Directed by Isao Takahata
Japan, 1988
Animation, Drama, War


After their mother dies following an air raid, a young brother and sister in Japan at the height of World War II struggle to survive and protect one another in an abandoned shelter.

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Grave of the Fireflies
Directed by Isao Takahata

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2009 | Manga Impact

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