Dec 29, Jan 5, Jan 6: Movie- SHOPLIFTERS

Winner Palm d’Or – Cannes Film Festival, Official Selection NZIFF, Golden Globe nominee
Stuff – James Croot 4/5 Stars“The cast are uniformly excellent, imbuing their complex, flawed characters with real humanity, while there’s a real sense of place and space created by Kore-eda’s use of hand-held cameras and natural lighting.”

SHOPLIFTERS (121 mins M Sexual references | Japanese with English subtitles)

Raglan Movies at the Old School, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan

Saturday 29 December 8.00pm

Saturday 5 January 8.30pm

Sunday 6 January 4.30pm

Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm.

Door sales from 30 mins before session times.

Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.

Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).

In SHOPLIFTERS, 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 carefree and matter-of-fact to something more dramatic, however, as the couple open their doors to a beleaguered teenager. The reasons for the family and friends’ habit and their motivations come under the microscope.

Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda (‘After the Storm’, ‘Our Little Sister’, ‘Like Father, Like Son’, ‘I Wish’, ‘Still Walking’)

Starring Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka

Written by Hirokazu Koreeda

Crime, Drama, World Cinema, Festival & Independent | 121 mins M Sexual references | Japanese with English subtitles | Japan

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