Grave of the Fireflies [Remastered Edition] (DVD)
Title: Grave of the Fireflies [Remastered Edition]
Running time: 89
Distributor: Sentai Filmworks
Release date: 2012-03-06
Suggested retail price: $19.98
Age rating: 13+
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. This is the story of Seita and his younger sister Setsuko, 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.
Forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth, their doomed struggle is both a tribute to the human spirit and the stuff of nightmares.
This edition has been digitally remastered and restored.
Special Features: Interview with Rger Ebert, Interviwe with Director Isao Takahata, Creator Interviews, Creator Biographies, Historical Perspective, Art Gallery, Japanese Theatrical Trailer, Storyboards.
Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.
(added on 2011-12-21, modified on 2011-12-21)
- Reviewed by Theron Martin (March 5, 2012)
- Encyclopedia information about Grave of the Fireflies (movie)