Shoplifters - Best of DFF41 | Denver Film Society | Hirokazu Kore-eda | Japan

Shoplifters - Best of DFF41

Hirokazu Kore-eda

Drama, Family Issues, Foreign

JapaneseEnglish SubtitlesJapan2018121 minWebsite


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MUST END Thursday, February 28th!
Winner! Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Narrative Feature Film - 41st Denver Film Festival

Nominated for a 2019 Academy Award - Best Foreign Film

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...

Cinematographer: Ryûto Kondô | Screenwriter: Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Cast: Lily Franky, Ando Sakura, Matsuoka Mayu, Kiki Kilin, Jyo Kairi, Sasaki Miyu