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Grave of the fireflies / [Akiyuki Nosaka/Shinchosha Co. ; producer, Toru Hara] ; written and directed by Isao Takahata.

Takahata, Isao (Added Author). Tatsumi, Tsutomu. (Added Author). Shiraishi, Ayano. (Added Author). Shinohara, Yoshiko. (Added Author). Central Park Media (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1586642022
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (DVD) (159 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Central Park Media, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
Features: interviews with director, Isao Takahata, author, Akiyuki Nosaka, film critic, Roger Ebert ; author and director biography ; commentary by Professor Theodore F. Cook & Professor Haruko Taya Cook ; video restoration documentary ; bonus storyboards ; trailers ; original Japanese theatrical trailers ; art gallery ; U.S. trailer. DVD-ROM features: script ; additional storyboards ; art gallery ; cast & production credits.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: (Japanese) Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi. (English) Rhoda Chrosite, Amy Jones, J. Robert Spencer, Veronica Tyler.
Summary, etc.:
In the aftermath of the World War II bombings of Japan, two orphans try to survive on their own.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
System requirement for DVD-ROM feature: PC with DVD-ROM drive and Windows 95 or higher ; Power Mac with DVD-ROM drive and Mac OS 7.5 or higher.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English or Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930-2015 > Film and video adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan.
Brothers and sisters > Drama.
Genre: Animated films Japan.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video (DVD)
Japanese language materials > Bilingual.

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