Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English

Grave of the fireflies : Hotaru no haka

kikaku seisaku Satō Ryōichi ; gensaku Nosaka Akiyuki ; kyakuhon kantoku Takahata Isao.
  • New York : Central Park Media, [2002], ©1988.
  • Anamorphic widescreen ed.
  • 2 videodiscs (88 min. ; 71 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital stereo ; dual layer.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.H678 2002 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
Also known as
Credits
  • Original story, Akiyuki Nosaka ; written and directed by, Isao Takahata ; animation director, Yoshifumi Kondo ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; producer, Toru Hara ; English translation, Neil Nadelman.
Performers
  • Japanese voices: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi; English voices: J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrosite, Veronica Taylor, Amy Jones.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
  • War films.
  • Animated films Japan.
  • Feature films Japan.
  • Foreign language films Japanese.
  • Animated films.
  • Feature films.
  • Animated films.
  • Drama.
  • Feature films.
  • History.
  • War films.
Series
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.
Contents
  • Partial contents only.
  • DVD features: anamorphic widescreen format; alternate angle storyboards; trailers; English & Japanese with English subtitles. 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; and more!
Other information
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 in Japan and in an English version in 1992.
  • Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
  • DVD features: anamorphic widescreen format; alternate angle storyboards; trailers; English & Japanese with English subtitles. 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; and more!
  • Not rated.
  • Language: Includes English dubbed and Japanese versions and English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • CPMD2206 Central Park Media
ISBN
  • 1586642022
  • 9781586642020
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 719987220621
  • OCLC: 50726329
  • OCLC: 50726329