Shoplifters (2018)

Film details

  • Country

    Japan

  • Year

    2018

  • Genre

    Drama

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Manbiki Kazoku Original
  • 万引き家族 Alternative

Synopsis

Osamu, the head of an outlaw family of petty criminals, and his son Shota rescue Juri, a four-year old girl who has been left outside on a freezing cold night by her abusive parents. At first Osamu’s wife Nobuyo wants nothing to do with her, but in due course her resentment fades and the girl soon joins Shota and teenage sex worker Aki on their shoplifting trips. The group live happily together until an unforeseen incident endangers the togetherness of the household and leads Shota to question the motives behind their actions.

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