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Grave of the fireflies = Hotaru no haka (1988)
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Call no.:
DVD 003 404
Title:
Grave of the fireflies
Alternate titles:
Hotaru no haka
Originally produced:
1988
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.
Credits:
Studio Ghibli ; original story, Akiyuki Nosaka ; producer, Toru Hara ; written and directed by Isao Takahata.
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen format
Publication:
New York, NY : Central Park Media, c2002.
Languages:
In English and Japanese with English subtitles.
Details:
2 DVDs (88 min. ; 71 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
Japan
Studio(s):
Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha
Director(s):
Takahata, Isao
Screenwriter(s):
Takahata, Isao
Producer(s):
Hara, Tōru
Performer(s):
Voices English: J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrostte, Veronica Taylor, AmyJones ; Japanese: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi.
Production:
Director of photography, Nobuo Koyama ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; animation director, Yoshifumi Kondo ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
DVD features: alternate angle storyboards; trailers; Bonus DVD features: interviews with director Isao Takahata and author Akiyuki Nosaka; interview with Roger Ebert; author biography; director biography; historical perspective: commentary by professors Theodore F. Cook & Haruko Taya Cook; video restoration documentary; bonus storyboards; trailers; original Japanese theatrical trailer; art gallery; U.S. trailer. DVD-ROM features: script; additional storyboards; art gallery; cast & production credits.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 in Japan and in an English version in 1992.
Subjects:
Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- Film adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 Japan Kobe Drama.
Brothers and sisters Drama.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Genre:
Feature films.
Animated films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Animated films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Title: Grave of the fireflies = Hotaru no haka
Director: Takahata, Isao
Musical score composer: Mamiya, Michio
Production studio: Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha
Country of production: Japan
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Animation
Cover image available: Yes