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Grave of the Fireflies

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Rated: 7+ (PG)19881h 29mOn: Hulu Tags: War World War II Country: Japan

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.Grave of the Fireflies featuring Tsutomu Tatsumi and Ayano Shiraishi is streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's an animation and anime movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (195,199 votes).

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Isao Takahata


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#137 Ranked Movie

#1 Ranked in Food Movies

#8 Ranked in World War II Movies

#10 Ranked in Movies on Hulu

Grave of the Fireflies has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (195,199 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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