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Hotaru no haka

Isao Takahata Japan, 1988

chanandre's rating of the film Grave of the Fireflies

Still have not seen a film that is more sad than this one. It's almost unbearable. Too sad to see with dry eyes. I cried buckets worth of salty tears. Should be shown to War Generals and Governments all around the world. If not for unnecessary pain and suffering at least for small children, you aggressive people. At least for children. We're all children. Don't kill us off. This is an absolute masterpiece. Hats off.