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After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden sec...

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Directed by

Hirokazu Kore-eda

Written by

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Screenplay)

Runtime

121 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

orphan family relationships secret tokyo, japan poverty family drama social realism shoplifting shoplifter petty crimes asian origins

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#9 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2018 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?