Shoplifters

Shoplifters

115 minutes
2018
Japan Crime / Drama

Osamu and his family live in poverty in Tokyo. Trying to make ends meet, he and his son shoplift. They live in a humble abode on the periphery, forming with the other members of the household a weird clan of petty criminals. One day, Osamu discovers a little homeless girl, playing alone in frost weather on a balcony. After taking her home, he informally adopts the abandoned child. Osamu’s deed results in revealing the mystery within the shoplifters’ clan and casts doubt on the traditional notion of family. Kore-eda’s Shoplifters is a sensitive, multi-layered, refined drama about unconditional love and the dignity of the poor. Golden Palm Cannes 2018 Oscar nomination 2019 - Best Foreign Language Film Caesar 2019 - the best foreign language film

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About show

2018
Japan Crime / Drama

Osamu and his family live in poverty in Tokyo. Trying to make ends meet, he and his son shoplift. They live in a humble abode on the periphery, forming with the other members of the household a weird clan of petty criminals. One day, Osamu discovers a little homeless girl, playing alone in frost weather on a balcony. After taking her home, he informally adopts the abandoned child. Osamu’s deed results in revealing the mystery within the shoplifters’ clan and casts doubt on the traditional notion of family. Kore-eda’s Shoplifters is a sensitive, multi-layered, refined drama about unconditional love and the dignity of the poor.

Golden Palm Cannes 2018
Oscar nomination 2019 - Best Foreign Language Film
Caesar 2019 - the best foreign language film

Creators

Hirokazu Koreeda, Rjúto Kondó

Cast

Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sósuke Ikemacu, Júki Jamada, Katajama Moemi, Andó Sakura, Macuoka Maju, Kóra Kengo, Emoto Akira, Ikewaki Čizuru, Moriguči Jóko, Ogata Naoto

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