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Grave of the Fireflies (Blu-ray Disc) (Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV) (Eng/Japanese) 1988

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    Rating Breakdown

    89%
    (8 Reviews)
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    Plot:
    4.8
    Cinematography:
    4.7
    Acting:
    4.8
    DVD Extras:
    3.6

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (9 out of 9)

    Rating Breakdown

    89%
    (8 Reviews)
    11%
    (1 Review)
    0%
    (0 Reviews)
    0%
    (0 Reviews)
    0%
    (0 Reviews)
    Plot:
    4.8
    Cinematography:
    4.7
    Acting:
    4.8
    DVD Extras:
    3.6

    For Parents

    Age
    14
    Common Sense Media Says:
    Japanimation WWII tragedy the saddest. Cartoon. Ever.

    Special Features

    • New English dub
    • Storyboards for Grave of the Fireflies
    • Deleted scenes storyboards
    • Japanese theatrical trailer

    Synopsis

    Grave of the Fireflies opens on an evening in 1945, after Japan's surrender at the end of World War II; and in a train station, the young Seita dies alone. The rest of the movie tells us, in flashback, how things have come to this. Seita and Setsuko are two young Japanese children growing up in the waning days of World War II. Much to Seita's pride, their father is in the Japanese navy, and they live fairly content lives in Kobe despite rationing and the other privations of war. When their mother dies from burns suffered during an American fire-bombing raid, a distant aunt takes them in -- and conflict eventually forces the children to try to survive on their own. At first, Seita and his little sister enjoy their idyllic lives in the country, but harsh reality eventually settles in as Seita begins to understand the difficulties of taking care of a young child when both food and compassion are scarce. ~ Emru Townsend, Rovi

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