08 Jan 2020 Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda Japan 2018 121 min Shoplifters is a complex, profoundly moving drama about the forces holding a struggling family together. Osamu, his wife Nobuyu and grandma Hatsue head the Shibatas family. Poverty- stricken and living in a ramshackle Tokyo bungalow, they routinely turn to petty thieving to make ends meet.… Continue reading Shoplifters


31 January 2024 South Korea 2022 129 Minutes Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda Heartwarming, funny and moving, Broker is the outstanding new film from Hirokazu Kore-eda, the acclaimed director of Shoplifters. On a rainy night in Busan, So-young (Lee ‘IU’ Ji-eun) leaves her baby Woo-sung outside a ‘baby box’, a safe place set up in Korean churches… Continue reading Broker