Not Rated | | Animation, Drama, War
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
StudioCanal re-released the film on 17 May 2013 in the UK with My Neighbour Totoro (1988) as a double-bill. StudioCanal will always have the rights to bring Ghibli films to the UK.
September 21, 1945... that was the night I died.
Right at the beginning, someone places what looks like a rice ball loosely wrapped in some tree bark as a protective cover next to the boy known as Seita. The scene cuts to Seita's face and soon after he collapses, the wrapped rice ball is nowhere to be seen.
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