DIFF - Shoplifters

This is a Darwin International Film Festival screening. DIFF occurs 13-23 September, with screenings all over Darwin. More info: diff.net.au


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…

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“Depicting a Japanese family that survives by running petty scams, Hirokazu Kore-eda's modern day Oliver Twist story offers " poverty porn" of a most unconventional sort.”

Variety

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Add to Calendar 7:30pm,
Thursday 20 September
Deckchair Cinema

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Director

HIROKAZU KORE-EDA

Year

2018

Running Time

121 minutes

Rating

Country of Origin

JAPAN

Language

Japanese with English subtitles

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