THE RECEPTIONIST

+ Q&A with Director Jenny Lu, Producer/Actress Shuang Teng, and Actress Sophie Gopsill

2016 | UK, Taiwan | Dir. Jenny Lu | 100min

 

SYNOPSIS:

THE RECEPTIONIST is a drama based on an illegal massage parlour in London, and follows the lives of the employees and clients as seen through the eyes of a Taiwanese graduate employed as a receptionist. Weighed down by financial problems, a Taiwanese girl Tina secretly takes a job as a receptionist at an illegal massage parlour in London. As she slowly gets to know the women who work there, Tina is forced to question her values as she discovers humour and humanity in the most unlikely of places. But how far will she be drawn into this world, and can she avoid losing herself in the process?