Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

DVD - 2009
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After their house is firebombed and family killed during WWII, two young Japanese children fight for survival, struggling to find food and shelter.
Publisher: [Houston, Tex.] : A.D.V. Films, c2009.
Edition: Widescreen version.
ISBN: 9781413905274
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 89 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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TheeAvebury
Feb 14, 2018

Very well done movie, quite emotional. I think because it is so sad, I probably won't watch it more than once though.

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Janice21383
Feb 13, 2018

Children and war -- so far, so sad. But The Grave of the Fireflies has a depth many similar films lack. It is also a story of toxic pride, which is devastating commentary on how the war began. There is a live action version of this story, but the magic is not there. Studio Ghibli's treatment is flawless.

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Alleycat1980
Feb 10, 2018

Where the hell is my sunglasses? Tears about to come out! =)
Great movie!

LoganLib_Ren Feb 08, 2018

This movie made me cry my heart out! Beautifully tragic. A must watch.

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tarapantera77
Dec 16, 2017

A powerful film ! I've never cried so much in my life! It is sad but beautiful film.

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September09
Jun 19, 2017

This was a triumph of the human spirit against the ravages of the mercilessness of a "me first" mentality that fuels man's inhumanity to man.....we are all guilty.

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Dragonair
Feb 01, 2017

I agree with the majority although the animation was great the story was so sad I could not complete in one sitting. As mentioned the feeling and hollowness stays with you for days afterward.

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asapsteve
Jun 16, 2016

After viewing this anime movie 4 days later and it has given me a hollowness inside.
I've also watch the live drama version of it as well..and it was also heart-breakingly sad. I would recommend this movie to anyone who cares about others,and it is the best anime movie thusfar that I've ever watched. But because of it being so sad and heart breaking,I have to wait a good while longer to recover from the hollowness it left inside me,then I will view again.*****

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BlueBee1560
Apr 10, 2016

Be prepared to cry a lot with this one. The story is a dark, poignant film. After finishing the movie I felt so hollow . . .

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tarapantera77
Feb 07, 2016

I could not stop crying. This film was a dark masterpiece. I suggest to watch all the other films first and watch this one last. one of the most touching films one earth .

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Apr 10, 2016

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kokosowe
Feb 20, 2009

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X_andor_Who Apr 07, 2014

Tags Summary: Japan, world war 2, war, bombings, air raids, parentless, depression, ghost, decrepit conditions, dilapidation, human nature, greed, surviving, existence, hunger, starvation, humanity, emotional, heavy, nationalistic, ignorance, enlightenment, emptiness, honor, pride, humility

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kokosowe
Feb 20, 2009

Violence: Graphic depiction of war victims (not violent)

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