Cannes Film Festival 2018: MANBIKI KAZOKU. Shoplifters
Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) is a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura And.
Stars: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka
The film premiered on 13 May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it went on to win the Palme d’Or.
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.