Newborn girl Il-young is abandoned in locker number 10 at a subway station. Years later, she gets sold to the criminal organization Mom in Chinatown, where she’ll have to fight to survive in a cruel, violent world. One of this season’s most powerful debuts, it has been defined as a cross between the terrifying and perverse Mommie Dearest and the classic The Godfather.
Goheung, South Korea, 1984. Assistent director (Ba:Bo, 08) and screenwriter (The Gifted Hands, 13), in 2014 he directed the short film Understanding Movies. Coin Locker Girl premiered at the Cannes Critics’ Week.
SOUTH KOREA, 2015
An Eun-mi, Cho Dong-ki
Kim Hye-soo, Kim Ko-eun
Edition: 2015 Section: Noves Visions Plus Original language: