|Country / Region|
|Taiwan, United Kingdom|
Unable to find a job after graduation, Tina, a Taiwanese woman living in London, starts working in an illegal massage parlour as a receptionist. As she gradually comes to know the women in the parlour, she sees how they struggle to find a way to make their lives work, with violence and danger lurking in the background.
Jenny Lu has written and directed The Man who Walked on the Moon, which won Best Fantasy Award at the Amsterdam Film Festival 2015. The Receptionist was nominated for Best Feature Film at the Milan and Salento Film Festivals 2017.