‘Shoplifters’: Special Advance Screening

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Join us for a special Advanced Screening of “Shoplifters,” winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, before it opens in New York and Los Angeles.


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…


The film is Japanese with English subtitles.


Des Moines Film Society is proud to bring the best films from the world festival circuit to Des Moines.