Directed by July Jung and produced by Lee Chang-Dong (Burning), A Girl at My Door was nominated for the Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes Film Festival.
A top graduate of the Korean police academy, Young-nam is posted to a sleepy seaside village following some unspecified misconduct. Here she discovers that a local mobster is abusing his teenage daughter Dohee. The troubled girl comes to Young-nam for help and Young-name takes her in. All is well with this unconventional arrangement until Dohee’s drunken father decides he wants her back.
BBFC Certified 18 - strong sex references, child abuse theme
★★★★ "Mesmeric" - Kevin Maher, The Times
★★★★ "A detective story with a satisfying social twist." - Emma Simmonds, Little White Lies