Shoplifters

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda Run Time: 121 min. Release Year: 2018 Language: Japanese w/ English Subtitles

Starring: Jyo Kairi, Lily Franky, Mayu Matsuoka, Sakura Andô

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards, Shoplifters is a 2018 drama film about a low-income family that relies on shoplifting to cope with their life of poverty. The story begins when the family takes in a neighborhood girl and they must face the new challenges of integrating her into their home, and keep her hidden from those who are looking for her.

This critically acclaimed family drama is director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s answer to “What makes a family?” is bound to leave anyone wanting to call theirs.

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