Communicator (communicator) wrote,

Grave of the Fireflies

A film from Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away), Grave of the Fireflies is a film about a teenage boy and his four year old sister, attempting to survive in Japan in 1945. Apparently it is the second most popular film in Japan, after the Seven Samurai. I watched it this weekend.

A tragic film that will rip your heart out. I have never cried so much. A strongly anti-war film.

A good feel for the power of this film can be gained from the imdb comments, which I've been reading over lunch.
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