Saturday night at the Kino Zona with a jewel from the 'Land of the Rising Sun'

Saturday night at the Kino Zona with a jewel from the 'Land of the Rising Sun'


A real movie weekend is ahead of us! It is opened by the third and last "Asian" from this year's program. The film "Shoplifters" certainly evokes a range of emotions, and enchants viewers with its warmth, but also with its seriousness. Complex, touching and intriguing, it is ideal for the beginning of the weekend!

The plot of the film ''Shoplifters'', winner of the Palme d'Or at last year's Cannes Film Festival, takes place somewhere in Tokyo where Osamu Shibata and his wife Nobuyo live in poverty. Although Osamu finds a job here and there, and Nobuyo works for an extremely small salary, the family mostly survives on his grandmother's pension. That is why Osamu and his son are occasionally referred to thefts, and during one of these thefts they come across a little girl who freezes in the cold. Although she initially opposes the idea of ​​taking care of the girl, Osamu's wife soon softens towards the newcomer. Although the family is poor earning barely a living by engaging in petty crime, it seems that they live happy until an unexpected incident reveals hidden secrets and puts to the test the ties that unite them ...  

Awards and nominations: 44 awards and 82 nominations, and in addition to the already mentioned Golden Palm, he was nominated for this year's Oscar in the category of best foreign film See you tomorrow, 23.08. at 9 pm!