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Shoplifters | Palme d'Or 2018 in Beirut

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan / 2h1 / in Japanese with Arabic and English subtitles

Winner of the Palme d'Or 2018 is now showing in Lebanon

Watch it in Beirut Souks (Cinemacity), Empire Premiere and Metropolis Empire Sofil

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…


*Palme d'Or - Cannes Film Festival 2018
*Best Film - Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2018
*César du Meilleur film étranger - César Awards 2019
*Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2019