- 2h 1min
- Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
- Cast: Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 23 November 2018
A family in Tokyo lives by shoplifting, and then Osamu (Franky) and Shota (Kairi) bring home a little girl who seems to be homeless. The humanity of the performances and the loving attention to visual detail are of a piece in what’s ultimately a film about love.
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Reviews & features
Shoplifters19 Nov 2018
A family of thieves take in a young girl they find on the street in Hirokazu Kore-eda's warm character drama
How do people whom society has deemed insignificant forge a sense of their own value? That's the central concern of this latest work by the Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda, already one of the most acclaimed of his busy and feted career. Gorgeous to…
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