Franklin: Record - Grave of the fireflies [videorecording] = Hotaru no haka / Studio Ghibli ; original story, Akiyuki Nosaka ; producer, Toru Hara ; written and directed by Isao Takahata.

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Grave of the fireflies [videorecording] = Hotaru no haka / Studio Ghibli ; original story, Akiyuki Nosaka ; producer, Toru Hara ; written and directed by Isao Takahata.

Other title:
Hotaru no haka
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen format
Publication:
New York, NY : Central Park Media, c2002.
Series:
Collector's series (Central Park Media (Firm))
Collector's series
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (88 min. ; 71 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- -- Film adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Kobe -- Drama.
Brothers and sisters -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Animated films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In English and Japanese with English subtitles.
System details:
: DVD; Dolby Digital.
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.
Participant:
Voices English: J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrostte, Veronica Taylor, AmyJones ; Japanese: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi.
Credits:
Director of photography, Nobuo Koyama ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; animation director, Yoshifumi Kondo ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
DVD features: alternate angle storyboards; trailers; 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.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 in Japan and in an English version in 1992.
Contributor:
Takahata, Isao. , Director, Screenwriter
Hara, Tōru, 1935- , Producer
Mamiya, Michio, 1929- , Composer
Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- , Author
Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
Central Park Media (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930-, Author Hotaru no haka.
ISBN:
1586642022
Publisher no.:
719987220621
CPMD2206 Central Park Media