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Manbiki kazoku

AKA: Shoplifters

Country: Japan

Genre: Drama



After another successful shoplifting spree, Osamu Shibata and his young son Shota (Jyo Kairi) come across a little girl in the freezing cold and invite her home with them. Osamu's wife Nobuyo reluctantly agrees to shelter her after learning of the hardships she faces. However, the family's act of kindness results in a chain of events that upsets the delicate balance the family have created, revealing long-buried secrets.


  • Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda (b. 1962), who also directed the critically acclaimed films Soshite chichi ni naru (2013) and Umi yori mo mada fukaku (2016), "Shoplifters" was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

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  • Lily Franky
    (Osamu Shibata)
  • Sakura Andô
    (Nobuyo Shibata)
  • Jyo Kairi
    (Shota Shibata)
  • Kirin Kiki
    (Hatsue Shibata)
  • Mayu Matsuoka
    (Aki Shibata)
  • Miyu Sasaki
    (Yuri Hojo)

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