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First Trailer & Poster For Hirokazu Kore-eda's SHOPLIFTERS

Hirokazu Kore-eda's SHOPLIFTERS
First look at the prolific Japanese filmmaker's latest drama.

Hirokazu Kore-eda's SHOPLIFTERS poster

Japan's Hirokazu Kore-eda fires out movies at an exhausting rate, yet somehow manages to maintain a ridiculously high level of quality.

His legal thriller The Third Murder has just left UK cinemas but we already have a trailer for his latest, Shoplifters, and it's recently been announced that Kore-eda will make his first movie outside Japan with a cast topped by Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve.

The below trailer doesn't come with English subtitles, but it seems Kore-eda has returned to his comfort zone of family dramas, and you won't hear any complaints from us.

Shoplifters sees Kore-eda reunite with veteran stars Kirin Kiki and Lily Franky, and focusses on a family forced to resort to petty theft to survive.

The official synopsis reads:

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 secrets, testing the bonds that unite them…