Shoplifters

Shoplifters

R

Released:
Length: 121min
Director(s): Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka

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.

Rated R for some sexual content and nudity. (Children under 7 are never permitted to attend R rated films at Santikos Theatres.)

Bijou age restriction for all films: Children under 12 are not permitted. Ages 13-16 must be accompanied by an adult

Nominated for 1 Oscar

  • Best Foreign Language Film of the Year