Shoplifters (2018) quotes

Director
Hirokazu Koreeda.

Cast
Lily Franky.
Sakura Andô.
Mayu Matsuoka.

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Sometimes it’s better to choose your own family.
– Nobuyo Shibata

Don’t make your sister do it.
– Store owner

I was sure she’d want to go home.
– Hatsue Shibata
Do you think she… chose us?
– Nobuyo Shibata
Usually you can’t choose your own parents.
– Hatsue Shibata
But then, maybe it’s stronger when you choose them yourself.
– Nobuyo Shibata
What is?
– Hatsue Shibata
What is…
– Nobuyo Shibata
The bond. The bond.
– Nobuyo Shibata
I chose you, too.
– Hatsue Shibata

If someone hits you and tells you they are doing it because they love you, they are a liar.
– Nobuyo Shibata
This is what someone does when they love you.
– Nobuyo Shibata

Will you hit me later?
– Yuri
No, I will not hit you.
– Nobuyo Shibata