• Magnolia Pictures Pinches Japanese Drama ‘Shoplifters'

    5 days ago - By The Wrap

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda's new drama “Shoplifters” following its premiere this week in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, the company announced Friday.
    Magnolia, which had previously released the director's film “I Wish,” did not disclose terms of the deal.
    The drama follows a father and son team of shoplifters who 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...
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