Shoplifters (15)

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda. Japanese Crime/Drama

This is a complex, moving drama about the forces holding a struggling family together. In Tokyo, poverty-stricken family the Shibatas routinely turn to petty thieving to make ends meet. A rare depiction of Japanese society’s urban underclass, exquisitely drawn and full of Kore-eda’s trademark subtlety and nuanced moral inquiry. Winner Palme D’Or Cannes Film Festival 2018

Overview

Starring Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Moemi Katayama
Duration 121 mins

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

Wonderful film. Thought provoking, warm, humour and a sadness. Subtitled.

Enjoyed by audience, moving, poignant, human story.

Very well received!

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