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Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Starring:  Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Kirin Kiki
Genre:  Drama, crime
Duration:  121 mins Rated R

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.
Winner of the Palme d’Or 2018, Shoplifters is a complex, subtle, mysterious film that builds to the most extraordinary surprise ending, a twist-reveal worthy of psychological suspense noir.

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