January Monthly Movie: Shoplifters
On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders is united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family.
WINNER – Palme d’Or, 2018 (Cannes)
“THE WORK OF A MASTER IN FULL COMMAND OF HIS ART. A tender ensemble piece whose skillful performances dovetail into a perfectly symphonic whole, SHOPLIFTERS is a work of such emotional delicacy that you’re barely prepared when the full force of what it’s doing suddenly knocks you sideways.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
“Kore-eda’s personal best — and certainly one of the year’s best films.” – Emily Yoshida, Vulture
Directed by: Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Length: 121 minutes
How to Attend:
Tickets are $15 and include popcorn & liquid refreshments.
Payment: Cash or check made out to Fairhope Film Festival.
Reservations not required but recommended! Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
For reservations and questions call: (251) 990-7957 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doors open at 5:30 PM and the movie begins at 6 PM. We will offer a second screening at 8:00 PM if the 6:00 PM screening sells out.
Fairhope Film Festival Office, located on the corner of Fairhope Avenue and Summit Street, 122 Fairhope Avenue, Suite #1.
We look forward to seeing you!
– Mary and all at FFF