The Receptionist

The Receptionist
  • 2017
  • UK/Taiwan
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jenny Lu
  • Written by: Jenny Lu, Yi-Wen Yeh
  • Cast: Josh Whitehouse, Lorraine Stanley, Teresa Daley

British-Taiwanese drama that follows a recent literature graduate (Teresa Daley) as she works in a suburban massage parlour as a receptionist. A quietly moving reflection on a country in crisis and the exploitation of migrant workers as they struggle to make a life for themselves in austerity Britain

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Performance times

Deptford Cinema, London SE8 (0.0 miles)

39 Deptford Broadway, London, SE8 4PQ
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Fri 28 Sep


MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham (0.0 miles)

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, England, B12 9QH
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Sat 13 Oct


£9 (£8.10)

Sun 14 Oct


£9 (£8.10)

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The Receptionist

16 Jul 20183 stars

Quietly moving drama looking at the plight of migrant workers, from Jenny Lu

The plight of the migrant worker is addressed with good intentions and some solid insight in the micro-budget UK-Taiwanese drama The Receptionist. Jenny Lu's promising debut feature is inspired by true events and strives to present a low-key…

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