Latest Review – Grave Of The Fireflies (Blu-ray) (Studiocanal)


Grave Of The Fireflies

Studio Ghibli / Studiocanal / Isao Takahata / 1988 / Japan

Running Time: 91 minutes (approx.)

Region Code: Region B (Locked)

Rating: 12

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic

Video: 1080p High Definition

Codec: AVC

Image: Colour

Audio: Japanese LPCM 2.0 (48kHz / 24bit) / English LPCM 2.0 (48kHz / 24bit)

Language: Japanese / English

Subtitles: Optional English


Adapted from the 1967 semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Japanese novelist Akiyuki Nosaka (based on his experiences before, during, and after the US Firebombing of Kobe on March 16 and 17, 1945), director and screenwriter Isao Takahata’s Internationally acclaimed 1988 animated drama, predominantly set in Japan during World War II, is widely considered to be one of animation giant Studio Ghibli’s finest and most enduring works, and with its unique graphic and emotional depiction of the intimate and personal repercussions and tragedies of war on society, it undoubtedly proves one of, if not, their most profound, haunting and affecting works…Read More

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