Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

Feature | 14A | 121 min.


Uptown Theatre 4 Sat, Oct 20, 2018 4:30 PM
Film Info
Release Year:2018
Rating:Not Rated - sexual content
disturbing content
Production Country:Japan
Original Langauge:Japanese
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast:Lily Franky
Kilin Kiki
Sakura Ando
Mayu Matsuoka
Produced By:Akihiko Yose
Hijiri Taguchi
Kaoru Matsuzaki
Screenwriter:Hirokazu Kore-eda
Music By:Haruomi Hosono


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...