Hotaru no haka = Grave of the fireflies / kikaku seisaku Satō Ryōichi ; gensaku Nosaka Akiyuki ; kyakuhon kantoku Takahata Isao.

As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that...

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Main Author: Takahata, Isao, (Screenwriter)
Corporate Authors: Shinchōsha., Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha., Sentai Filmworks (Firm)
Other Authors: Mamiya, Michio (composer (expression)), Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930-
Format: DVD
Language:English
Japanese
Published: [United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2012]
Edition:Remastered edition.
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Summary:As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. They are forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (ca. 89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Audience:TV PG; CHV rating: PG.
Awards:Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Best Animated Feature Film.
Production Credits:Photography, Nobuo Koyama ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
ISBN:9781616151898
1616151897
814131012623