Global Flicks 2020

Shoplifters | Japan

Playhouse Theatre | FREE

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1:30 & 7:30p

Show Details

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan | Drama, 2018
2 hours, 1 min. | Japanese

Struggling to provide food, clothes, and education while living on meager wages, the Shibata’s supplement their income through odd jobs and petty theft. Despite their own needs, this unconventional family takes in an abandoned child and teaches her their ways of survival. In their fight to endure and even thrive, an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets and tests the bonds that unite them.

Awards: Winner of Cannes’ Palme d’Or, Nominee Best Foreign Language Film Academy Awards, Nominee Best Picture Golden Globes

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