RE: War in film

Gilles Poitras (gilles@exploratorium.edu)
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 12:55:20 -0800 (PST)

>I have a faculty member who is creating a wish list for War in Film,

I would suggest two Japanese animation titles dealing with the effect of
war on children.

Grave of the Fireflies
Based on an autobiographical novel about two orphans at the end of WWII
More information on this title is at:
http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/grave/
- Available on VHS & DVD from Central Park Media
http://www.centralparkmedia.com/

Rail of the Stars
The story of a young Japanese girl in Korea near the end of the war.
- Available on VHS from AD Vision
http://www.advfilms.com/main.html

Gilles Poitras gilles@exploratorium.edu
Learning Studio, Exploratorium Museum