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Shoplifters

October 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:31 pm

$10

Shoplifters

Directed by: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast: Lily Franky, Kilin Kiki, Sakura Ando and Mayu Matsuoka
Drama | Not Rated – sexual content, disturbing content | 121 min. | Japanese with English subtitles | Japan

 

SCREENING:
Saturday, October 20 – 4:30 pm

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“Kore-eda’s quiet, angry masterpiece reaffirms once again that no other filmmaker working today has a better understanding of – or compassion for – families.”– James Marsh, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST

“Another charming, funny and very affecting example of Kore-eda’s special brand of tough-but-tender humanism.” – Geoff Andrew, TIME OUT

 

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife 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…

 

3 WINS, 2 NOMINATIONS:

Won – Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Won – Prix du Jury – ICS Cannes Award, International Cinephile Society Awards, 2018
Won – Best International Film, Munich Film Festival, 2018
Nominated – People’s Choice Award – Best Narrative Feature, Melbourne International Film Festival, 2018
Nominated – People’s Choice Award – Special Presentations, Toronto International Film Festival, 2018

 

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:31 pm
Cost:
$10

Organizer

Barrie Film Festival
Website:
www.barriefilmfestival.ca

Venue

Uptown Theatre
55 Dunlop St. W.
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A3 Canada
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