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Halifax Film Society Present

Shoplifters

Sun 24 Feb, 7:15pm at Copper Auditorium

Tickets: £5 , approx running time: 121mins

Age: 15

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Country: Japan

Year: 2018

Cast: Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Moemi Katayama

‘A rich, satisfying film’ **** Peter Bradshaw (Guardian)

Winner of the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2018.

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them…

Subtitles: This is a Japanese language film with English subtitles

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