Grave of the Fireflies [Hotaru no haka]

Directed By: Isao Takahata

February 5, 1988 / Japanese / 89 mins

A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Watch an introduction to the film prepared especially for International Cinema by Professor Marc Yamada:


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The trailer below is provided for reference and connects to a non-BYU site. International Cinema is not responsible for the content.

Screened Semesters:

  • 2007 Winter