The Receptionist (18)

The Receptionist
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Inspired by true events, Jenny Lu's award-winning debut follows the lives of the employees and clients of an illegal massage parlour in London. 

Unable to find a job, Tina, a Taiwanese recent graduate living in London, starts working in an illegal massage parlour as a receptionist. As she gradually comes to know the women in this most dysfunctional of artificial families, where sex lies at the core of everything, she sees how they struggle to find a way to make their lives work, with an undercurrent of violence and danger always lurking.

 

 

UK/Taiwan 2016 Dir Jenny Lu 102 min

English, Mandarin, Taiwanese with English sub-titles

This film is F-Rated. The F-Rating is a classification for any film which is directed by a woman, and/or written by a woman.

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