Simply months after premiering “The Third Homicide” in Venice, Hirokazu Kore-eda is again with a brand new movie. The Japanese auteur has been a mainstay of the competition circuit for years, making frequent journeys to Cannes with acclaimed dramas like “No one Is aware of,” “Our Little Sister,” and “After the Storm.” “Shoplifters” is about for theatrical launch in Japan on June 8, notes the Movie Stage, making one other Croisette debut completely doable. Watch the movie’s first teaser under.
Right here’s the synopsis: “After one in every of their shoplifting periods, Osamu and his son come throughout a bit woman within the freezing chilly. At first reluctant to shelter the woman, Osamu’s spouse agrees to deal with her after studying of the hardships she faces. Though the household is poor, barely making sufficient cash to outlive by means of petty crime, they appear to dwell fortunately collectively till an unexpected incident reveals hidden secrets and techniques, testing the bonds that unite them…”
Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Kengo Kora, Sosuke Ikematsu, Chizuru Ikewaki, Yuki Yamada, Yoko Moriguchi, and Akira Emoto star in “Shoplifters,” which doesn’t but have U.S. distribution — however possible will after its competition premiere, whereupon some intrepid distributor will see the movie and determine it desires a few of that candy, candy Kore-eda cash.