Shoplifters

7:30 PM 22nd February 2019 Ranfurly House

Dungannon Film Club present Hirokazu Koreeda's stunning tale of family, survival and love.

  • Winner of the Palme D'or at Cannes 2018
  • Nominated for Best Foreign Language film at this Year’s Oscars

A Japanese couple stuck with part-time jobs and hence inadequate incomes avail themselves of the fruits of shoplifting to make ends meet. They are not alone in this behaviour. The younger and the older of the household are in on the act. The unusual routine is about to change from care-free and matter-of-fact to something more dramatic, however, as the couple open their doors to a beleaguered young girl. The reasons for the family's habit and their motivations come under the microscope.

‘It's impossible to experience the deep-seated compassion of this film and not be moved to tears.’  - Rolling Stone

Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda, Japan, 121 mins, 15+