Shoplifters (15)Cast: Sakura Ando, Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Moemi Katayama
Author(s): Hirokazu Koreeda
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Release Date: 23/11/2018 (selected cinemas)
Running Time: 121mins
Osamu Shibata lives in a cramped apartment with his wife Nobuyo, son Shota, grandmother and a sex worker called Aki. The family makes end meets by shoplifting from local stores and Osamu and his boy are experts at concealing products in their backpacks without detection. During one of their forays, father and son encounter a little girl called Juri, who appears to have been abandoned by her parents. The Shibatas take in Juri and raise her as their own.