Durham Film Club
Shakespeare Hall, 71 North Rd, Durham, DH1 4SQ
5th September 2019
Shoplifters (15) 2018
d. Kore-eda Hirokazu, Jap, 120 mins
A great start to our new season with this Palme d’Or winning, 5* movie…
After a successful shoplifting spree, Osamu and his son rescue a little girl in the freezing cold and invite her home with them. Osamu’s wife Nobuyo reluctantly agrees to shelter her. Although the family is poor, they live happily together until and unforeseen incident upsets the delicate balance they have created, revealing long buried secrets..
‘A spirited, lilting delight’…’ Observer