Sunday January 20th, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm
Roi Theatre - Smithers, BC
Made by one of Japan’s most acclaimed directors, Hirokazu Koreeda, the film took home the Palme D’or at the Cannes Film Festival in May. A critical favorite that resonates with audiences, Shoplifters is a poignant slice of life tale about people living between the cracks of society.
(Japan) 121 minutes
According to Rotten Tomatoes...
99% on the Tomato Meter and 90% for the audience score.
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...
Rating: R (for some sexual content and nudity)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: Hirokazu Koreeda
Written By: Hirokazu Koreeda
In Theaters: Nov 23, 2018 limited
On Disc/Streaming: Feb 12, 2019
Runtime: 121 minutes
Studio: Magnolia Pictures