Grave of the Fireflies (Japan, 1988)

Blimey! A Studio Ghibli release that should convince anyone that animation ain’t necessarily for children; indeed, this isn’t for children. Bleak and slowly terrifying. Post-war Japan as it probably was. Fabulous. (DVD) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095327/

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  1. […] course animation isn’t ‘just’ for children; Grave of the Fireflies,Takahata Isao’s devastating portrait of post-war Tokyo, springs to mind. As for another film […]

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