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Film about Japanese social awareness

Osamu’s family lives in Tokyo and they steal to survive. Although it only generates enough income to lead a simple life, they are content. One day they bump into a young girl who seems lost, and has endured much abuse. Determined to save her from her biological parents, they welcome her into their home. Somewhere along the way the family ties turn out different than they seemed. Shoplifters is one of the last films starring the now deceased Japanese actress Kirin Kiki, and it won the Palme d’Or during Cannes Film Festival 2018.

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