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Grave of the Fireflies

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During the Second World War, two young siblings, Seita and Satsuko, who have separated from his parents after an American bomb, the thing that brings terrible for them and makes their life in danger, as they struggle against survival in such a hard atmosphere.
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Such odd hopefulness, flitting around a child, mixed with the overwhelmingly sad, pervades Isao Takahata's film. And all around Seita and Setsuko, nature, in the face of human destruction and tragedy, persists in its beauty.
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Isao Takahata's powerful anti-war movie is all the more harrowing for the care we invest in its beautifully drawn children.
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There are magical moments of natural beauty and childish delight, too - which only make the tragedy even more harrowing.
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