Monday, June 3, 2019

Japanese film Shoplifters (万引き家族) at Northland Public Library, June 12.



The 2018 Japanese movie and Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters (万引き家族) will play for free at Northland Public Library on June 12.
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 movie will play from 1:30 pm and the library is located off of McKnight Road and Rt. 19 in McCandless Township (map). The film is free and open to the public.