The Grave Of The Fireflies Film Analysis

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"The Grave of the Fireflies" is a historic piece of anime set in World War II. This is one of the best dramas I have seen. The animations are one of the best ways to describe the series of events the protagonist go though. I don 't think there was the possibility of the same story having the same impact as a live action film. Setsuko and Seita are brother and sister living in wartime Japan. After their mother is killed in an air raid they find a temporary home with relatives. Having quarreled with their aunt they leave the city and make their home in an abandoned shelter. While their soldier father 's destiny is unknown, the two must depend on each other to somehow keep a roof over their heads and food in their stomachs. When everything is in short supply, they gradually succumb to hunger and their only entertainment is the light of the fireflies.

Animation is normally related to less serious films and focuses on entertaining younger audiences. This film broke those parameters as this is a movie made for adults. The grief describes in the story is hard to assimilate. The story is loosely based on one of the most popular Japanese novel that came from the WWII era. Akiyuki Nosaka was the writer of the novel and he describes his experience of the situation of living during the bombings of Japan. The author was able to capture the
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He is known for his work under Ghibli Studio. The studio has produced some of the best animations ever to come from Japan. It 's also associated with Disney animation, but the house of the mouse has let them work in their own story without much interruption from this giant of animation. Takahata 's work is not as hearth feeling as this movie which makes this piece of work as a stand alone piece in his resume. He did work in some interesting films after the released of this classic, but it never had such a powerful script attach to its work that this
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