19 Nov 2010

Grave of the Fireflies (Movie)

grave of the fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies tells story about Seita and his younger sister Setsuko, who must survive at the end of World War II because they were orphaned after their mother died from air attacks and his father a navy soldier unaccounted for after Japan surrendered to the Allies. After their mother died, Seita must struggle to find some food for himself and his sister Setsuko to survive. Until they finally rest in peace because Seita no longer able to find some food.

Title : Grave of the Fireflies
Alternative Title: Hotaru no Haka
Genres: Drama

Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no Haka) which is the 1988 animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata is the animated film adaptation of a semi-autobiographical novel titled Grave of the Fireflies written by Akiyuki Nosaka.

This animated film has a moral message that is packed in a very sad story and touch the hearts of anyone who watched this movie. The message conveyed in this film is that the war would bring misery. No wonder Grave of the Fireflies received many awards and honors.

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Grave of the Fireflies Trailer


Kikuri-hime said...

I have watched this long time ago... Hate to love it!! I cried until my chest hurt!!! An outstanding movie. But not a feel-good movie...


Adi Wirawan said...

ya, grave of the fireflies is the anime with the most sad story but this is a very good anime to remind us that all around us there are still those who have the same condition with Setsuko and Seita.