• 2018
  • Japan
  • 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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The Barn Theatre, Seaford (0.0 miles)

The Barn, Saxon Lane, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1QL
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Fri 3 May

  • 19:30

ICA, London SW1Y (0.0 miles)

12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH
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Sat 20 Apr

  • 13:30

Sun 21 Apr

  • 16:20

Tue 23 Apr

  • 15:45

Thu 25 Apr

  • 12:40

Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin (0.0 miles)

1 Walsworth Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9SP
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Fri 14 Jun


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19 Nov 20184 stars

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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