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Grave of the Fireflies [2005] (live-action movie special)

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Alternative title:
Grave of the Fireflies (Japanese)
Hotaru no Haka [2005] (Japanese)
La Tumba de las Luciérnagas (Spanish)
Могила светлячков (Russian)
「火垂るの墓 」 (Japanese)
Genres: drama, slice of life
Themes: historical, military
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Near the end of World War II, Seita and his younger sister, Setsuko, are left alone after their father leaves in the military, and their mother is killed in an air raid bombing. They end up staying with their aunt, but they don't see eye to eye and end up moving out on their own, making their new home in an abandoned bomb shelter. Now, with only each other to depend on, Seita and Setsuko must struggle to survive in a country being ravaged by war.
Running time: 148 minutes
Vintage: 2005-11-01
Premiere date:
2005-11-01 (Aired On NTV)
Release dates: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
Produced and aired on Japanese TV to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tōya Satō
Screenplay: Yumiko Inoue
Music: Kan Sawada
Original Novel: Akiyuki Nosaka
Producer: Ken Murase

Original Music: Michio Mamiya
Theme Song Performance: Bank Band (ED)
Hoshi Ishida as Seita Yokokawa
Mao Inoue as Natsu Sawano
Mao Sasaki as Setsuko Yokokawa
Nanako Matsushima as Hisako Sawano

Ikki Sawamura as Kiyoshi Yokokawa
Jun Kaname as Yoshie Sawano
Keiko Kishi as Natsu Mitsumura
Mao Inoue as Keiko Mitsumura
Mayuko Fukuda as Hana Sawano
Narumi Iihara as Yuki Sawano
Shōta Horie as Teizo Sawano
Yui Natsukawa as Kyoko Yokokawa

Hideo Takamatsu as The rice seller
Junkichi Orimoto as The Chairman
Katsuhisa Namase as Toshiyuki Yoshioka
Mansaku Fuwa as The farmer
Rei Okamoto as Motoko Matsui
Tsuyoshi Ihara as Genzo Sawano
Yasunori Danda as Eisaku Matsui
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