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The Firefly (2001)

Hotaru (original title)
A Japanese love story that takes place during World War 2. It follows a young Japanese man who goes to war and tries to stay connected to his true love.

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Credited cast:
... Yamaoka Shûji
Yûko Tanaka ... Yamaoka Tomoko
... Takemoto
Ryûji Harada ... Tetsuo
Takami Mizuhashi ... Fujieda
Ayako Kobayashi ... Otsuka Hisako
... Nakajima
... Fujieda Youji
Tomoko Naraoka ... Yamamoto Tomiko
Nenji Kobayashi ... Ogata
Renji Ishibashi ... Yamazaki
... Kaneyama
Yûko Fueki ... Young Tomoko Yamaoka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shinri Kai
Takashi Kikuchi
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A Japanese love story that takes place during World War 2. It follows a young Japanese man who goes to war and tries to stay connected to his true love.

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27 May 2001 (Japan)  »

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Nominated in all 13 categories at the 2002 Japanese Academy Awards, but won nothing. See more »

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a beautiful and sad movie
5 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

The Firefly is a very beautiful and sad movie about the destiny of young people during the world war II. The story is really interesting mostly about happened to the characters during the 40s and the 80s. The memory of war can't be erased.


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