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035: Hirokazu Koreeda’s Shoplifters

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Andrew and Omaya talk Koreeada’s Shoplifters, a film about family and connection that won the Palme d’Or in 2018.

035: Hirokazu Koreeda’s Shoplifters
Season 5: Contemporary Asian Filmma...

 
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“Usually you can’t choose your own parents.”

“But then, maybe it’s stronger when you choose them yourself.”

Andrew and Omaya talk Koreeada’s Shoplifters, a film about family and connection that won the Palme d’Or in 2018. It’s a beautiful story with lots of surprises, as emotionally moving as it is shocking. Listen as we discuss each character as well as Koreeada’s career thus far.

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SEASON 5 LINEUP

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Cemetery of Splendor

Bong Joon-ho
The Host
Snowpiercer

Hirokazu Kore-eda
Shoplifters
The Truth

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Andrew Sweatman

Andrew Sweatman

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage. Find him at ArthouseGarage.com and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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