Shoplifters ( Manbiki kazoku ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 217

Average Rating: 3.5/4

# of Ratings: 15

Theatrical Release Date: 11/23/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019

Language: Japanese

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Actors: Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka, Jyo Kairi

Plot: A family of small-time crooks use shoplifting to help ends meet but their operation comes under new scrutiny when they take in a child from the streets. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019

"Shoplifters" shows us what it means to be a family, even when its members are chosen.

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Rod - wrote on 05/21/2019

In my opinion, Japan is the least likely to use poverty as the backdrop of a story among Asian cinema, but when they do, it perfectly captures the human condition of this marginalized sector.

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