Twitch Review: HOTARU NO HAKA (Personal Favorites #33)

Twitch writes: "Hotaru no Haka (Grave of the Fireflies) is a very depressing film. So much in fact that Ghibli made an entirely new film (Tonari no Totoro) to cushion the blow upon its release. They even packaged it as a double bill to make sure people walked out of the theater with a smile rather than a tear. Your mileage may vary of course but I think that Ghibli definitely had a point there, so beware when you sit down in the hope of enjoying an nice evening of cinematic escapism."

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