Shoplifters — (Japan, 2018, drama/crime, 121m, NR)
After one of their shoplifting sessions as a way of coping with their poverty, a father and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, the mother of the family agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces.
Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.
Winner of Palme d’or at Cannes and at other film festivals.
Sponsored by Diane & Floyd Kloc