SHOPLIFTERS (15) JAPAN 2018 KOREEDA, HIROKAZU £19.99
Osamu Shibata is head of a poor Japanese family which survives by committing petty crimes. One day the family stumbles on a young homeless girl. Taking pity on her they take her home, training her in the ways of shoplifting. Is Osamu doing a good thing fulfilling the function a caring state should provide, or has he taken the girl like all the other items he steals?
In Japanese with English subtitles
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