Grave of the Fireflies Script

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Director:Isao Takahata
Written by:Isao Takahata (Screenplay), Akiyuki Nosaka (Novel)

Script Synopsis: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.