Shoplifters

Shoplifters

A FILM BY: Hirokazu Kore-eda
WRITTEN BY: Hirokazu Kore-eda
STARRING: Lily Franky, Ando Sakura, Matsuoka Mayu

*2019 Academy Award Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film*

*Palme D’Or Winner - 2018 Cannes Film Festival*

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them...

In Japanese with English subtitles

“A Masterpiece” -- Wall Street Journal

“This wise and insightful film is delicate, poignant and unexpectedly powerful.” -- Los Angeles Times

Technical Information

Production Year: 2018
Country of Origin: Japan
Language: Japanese
Run Time: 121 mins
Format: DCP