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Important notice

In light of the current challenges related to the coronavirus the film club committee has decided to cancel the rest of the Spring Season 2020. We hope to be back with a new season as usual in the autumn. In the meantime let us look after one another and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

(Manbiki kazoku)

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) thumb
Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan 2018
121 minutes
Cert: Club
 

 

Shoplifters tells the story of a family struggling to survive poverty with a clear message about the hypocrisies of modern Japan. This complex and satisfying film has an extraordinary surprise ending worthy of a thriller.

Winner – Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival 2018

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) thumb