Shoplifters15

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda | Japan | 2018 | 2h 1m | Japanese w/ English subtitles | Starring Kriin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sosuke Ikematsu, Sakura Ando, Moemi Katayama, Mayu Matsuoka

Winner of the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Oscars, this heartbreaking drama follows a small band of marginalised misfits struggling to make ends meet on the outskirts of Tokyo. Moving at its own deliberate pace and with an emphasis on delicate details, Hirokazu Kore-eda shines a spotlight on Tokyo’s struggling classes with his usual insight, compassion, and humour.

If you buy a ticket for this screening of Shoplifters as well as After Life (Fri 26 Nov, 20:45) and Still Walking (Sat 27 Nov, 18:30) in a single transaction, you will receive a 15% discount on the total cost.

     

Screening as part of Japan 2020: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. bfijapan.co.uk

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