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Opened Friday, November 23


In Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s (After the Storm; Like Father, Like Son; Nobody Knows) moving, humane new drama, a makeshift family of castoffs and misfits ekes out a living by petty theft on the margins of Tokyo. On their way home from a shoplifting session, the father and son stumble across a seemingly abandoned little girl, and, despite their poverty, decide to take her in – risking exposure to the authorities.

“The work of a master in full command of his art.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

Official selection: New York Film Festival; Palme d’Or for Best Film – Cannes Film Festival

  • Country Japan
  • Running Time 121 minutes
  • Director Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • Writer Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • Editor Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • Cinematographer Ryuto Kondo
  • Cast Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Sosuke Ikematsu, Mayu Matsuoka, Jyo Kairi