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BFI Japan: Shoplifters (15)

Japan | 2018 | 121’ | 15 | FL | Hirokazu Kore-eda

Lily Franky, Miyu Sasaki

Between the identikit, bland apartment blocks we meet the precarious and vivid life of the Sumida family. Living off the pension of grandma Hatsue and temporary work that Osamu finds, they are able to get by through petty theft. One day they spot a young abandoned girl and take her in. A deeply moving and richly layered film about the active choice of being a parent and the complicated nature of familial love.

“An eerily moving piece, masterfully blurring the divide between the unforgivable and understandable, finding tenderness in the bleakest and most traumatic of circumstances.”
Mark Kermode, The Observer

 

Prices:

£6 / £4

Unreserved seating - for your comfort and safety, we’re selling at a reduced capacity. 

COVID safety: In line with Welsh Government legislation, you’ll need to show a COVID Pass or proof of a recent negative test result to attend. For further details, click here. We have a number of measures in place to ensure that your visit is enjoyable and as safe as possible. Find out more here.

Ticket & Times

  • Sun 5 Dec , 8:00 PM
  • Thu 9 Dec , 11:30 AM