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|Date & Time:||
Friday, January 25, 2019
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Preservation Worcester Park View Room
230 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609
|Cost:||$10 / $8.50|
|Description:||Somewhere in Tokyo, Osamu Shibata and his wife Nobuyo live in poverty. While Osamu receives occasional employment and Nobuyo has a low-paying job, the family relies in large part on the grandmother's pension. As he is shoplifting for groceries with his son, Shota, they discover Yuri, a homeless girl. Osamu takes her home, where the family observes evidence of abuse. Despite their strained finances, they informally adopt her.
The film premiered on 13 May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it went on to win the Palme d'Or. The film was released in Japan on 8 June 2018 and was a critical and commercial success.
Entered by: Andy Grigorov (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Created: January 6, 2019 at 10:58 AM
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