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Shoplifters

Drama

SHOPLIFTERS

Wednesday, 30 January 2019
10.00am, 2.30pm, 5.00pm & 7.15pm
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan (subtitles)
Crime/Drama
121 mins
M

A Japanese couple, stuck with part-time jobs and hence inadequate incomes, avail themselves of the fruits of shoplifting to make ends meet. They are not alone in this behaviour. The young and the old of the household are also in on the act. The unusual routine is about to change from care-free and matter-of-fact to something more dramatic, however, as the couple open their doors to a beleaguered teenager. The reasons for the family and friends' habit and their motivations come under the microscope.

Shoplifters is the official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019.

Reviews:

“A compact masterpiece about a scruffy family that isn't what it seems, and love that's the real thing..” – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

“Who better than Kore-eda, a director who whispers instead of shouts, is able to capture contradictions and issues though such a subtle, unforced style of storytelling?”.. – Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

“This is Kore-eda at his most subtle, nuanced and morally inquiring.” –Stephanie Bunbury, The Age.

 

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STUDENT VIDEOS

In 2017 NFS purchased and donated two Canon digitial cameras to Noosa District High School for their Film, Television and New Media students.  Here is one of the short films presented at their end of year 'Noscars' event - Without Trucks, Australia Stops.

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SCREENING TIMES

Wednesday screening times are 10:00am; 2:30pm; 5:00pm and 7:15pm.  Monday screening times are 10:00am and  6:30pm (with allocated seating).  Please give yourself plenty of time to park and buy your choc tops!

Diarise these Dates for 2019

March 18, 27; April 24, 29; May 8, 22, 27; June 12, 17, 26; July 17, 22, 31; August 14, 219, 28; September 11, 16; October 9, 23, 28; November 13, 18, 27; December 11.