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‘Shoplifters’ manages to steal the hearts of moviegoers

Left to right: Sakura Ando, Mayu Matsuoka, Miyu Sasaki, Kairi Jo, and Lily Franky star in
January 21, 2019

With an incredible cast and immersive storytelling, “Shoplifters” delivers one of the most poignant films about family and love.“Shoplifters,” directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, revolves...

‘A Fantastic Woman’ is a brilliant foreign film

Francisco Reyes and Daniela Vega star in
April 6, 2018

Landmark Chilean film "A Fantastic Woman" brings a refreshing look at romantic dramas. Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega), a transgender woman, is a singer and waitress who has recently moved in with her partner,...

‘Mustang’: a look into oppression and female empowerment

Promotional photo for the movie. Photo courtesy of the Official Facebook page for
February 1, 2016

"Mustang" is a foreign film illustrating the lives of five sisters living in a world of oppression in rural Turkey. After being accused of debauchery, the girls are jailed inside their house under...

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