Grave of the Fireflies
Isao Takahata's moving anime drama Grave of the Fireflies gets the deluxe treatment from Central Park on this release. The film is presented in a 16x9 transfer enhanced for widescreen televisions. English and Japanese soundtracks are both rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by professors Theodore F. Cook and Haruko Taya Cook, interviews with the director and film critic Roger Ebert, biographies of the director and the story's author, storyboards, the original trailer, the U.S. trailer, and a documentary about the restoration process used on the film. This is an outstanding release that will be of value to any film fan.