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Shuswap Film Society - Since 1974

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with subtitles
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Runtime: 121 minutes
Rating: PG
Sunday, February 17 @ 10:30am
Thursday, February 21 @ 7:30pm

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We follow the lives of a family in Tokyo who survive by shoplifting and through other sketchy means to bring in money. This is a tale of love, poverty and crime that turns all of these elements upside-down as these people win our hearts. A sensitive and generous movie, with domestic scenes of love and kindness. What could go wrong? Not a comedy but your heart will be light.
Won the Palme d’Or, 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Best Foreign Language Nominee, 2019 Academy Awards. Won Best International Feature, 2018 Vancouver Film Festival.

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