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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

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overview : In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

Release Date : Apr 16, 1988

Runtime : 1h 29m

Genre : Animation  Drama  War  

Companies : Studio Ghibli

Countries : Japan

Keywords : sibling relationship, hunger, world war ii, wartime, shelter, adult animation, semi autobiographical, anti war, anime, orphan siblings, children in wartime, dramatic, depressing, earnest, empathetic, harsh, tragic

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