• 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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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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