On their way home from yet another shoplifting spree, Osamu and his son bump into a small lost girl, outside in the cold. She has run away from home, so Osamu takes her back to his house where she is soon accepted into the close-knit family. Although they are poor and make just about enough to survive by stealing, the family leads a happy life. Until an unexpected event exposes their secrets and the family ties are put to the test. This Japanese film will be screened with English subtitles on four evenings in January.