Grave of the Fireflies

A Studio Ghibli Animation, The story of brother and sister Seita and Setsuko who during World War II in Japan are left orphans with the mother dead and father missing in action. The two siblings live with their aunt for a while but after a falling out they are left to fend for themselves living in an abandoned bomb shelter where they must look after each other and try to survive on the little food they can find. With only the fireflies at night to keep them company and the Japanese surrender,Seita and Setsuko are running out of time and food.

Director: Isao Takahata

Actors: Adam Gibbs, Emily Neves, Shelley Calene-Black, Marcy Bannor, Crispin Freeman, Shannon Conley

Year: 1988

Length: 89 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Adult themes


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