Grave of the fireflies trailerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-JCe_C-3o0 1. The film Grave of the Fireflies, based on the story of AkiyukiNosaka is intended as a personal apology to his sister. The film is the real story of author Nosaka, who blamed himself for his sister’s death. The story wasn’t trying to seek out a hero or a lesson to learn about antiwar, how the war arises and affects lives of people. The war destroyed home, mother, father of small children, who then have to look for the support from their far relative or survive themselves on their own and die. War causes death, famine, and hostility through Japan. Also, it’s a humane issue, when orphans, who incapable of taking care of themselves is being neglected by the society. They got beaten up because they steal food when they were hungry and desperate. 2. Grave of the Fireflies was produced in 1988, written and directed by Isao Takahata 3. The specific release date of the film was April 16, 1988, with a duration of 88 minutesGrave of the Fireflies summaryThe Kobe bombing Story of Grave of the Fireflies started when the tin of fruit drop drops. Seita picks it up and open the lead of the in, releases the soul of Setsuko with fireflies. Seita is 14 years old, brother of Setsuko, who is 4. They live happily with their mother until they lose her after the firebombing of Kobe.Living with their aunt They move to live with their aunt in Nishinomiya, who is cranky and mean. Seita uses his entire mother goods to trades for food and share it with his aunt. When the food goes low, his aunt starts mentioning of how lazy Seita and Setsuko are and want them do something useful to eat the food she makes.Leaving the house Seita and Setsuko decide to leave the house to the bomb shelter and live on their own. They find it is happier than living with their aunt. Fireflies is their source of light and imagery for the happy time, when their mother still alive.Trying to survive The food is out when they have nothing left to trace. Setsuko notices Seita of her conditions, which starting her illness. Seita goes steal whenever the village get bomb and everyone has gone to the shelter.Is it always wrong to steal? Seita goes steal food from the farmer because he can’t stand to see Setsuko suffering hunger. He gets caught and beat up by the famerThe war
Seita then decides to cash out some money from his mom saving. He finds outhis father, who services to the Imperial Japanese Navy is sink under theocean. He quickly returns home to his sister, Setsuko. She experienceshallucination, chews on the marble as thought it is the fruit drop. She diesthen.Seita burn his sister’s body and store in the tin fruit drop.