Birdcage Inn (1998)

Blu-ray, 1h 45min
Rating: 7
Votes: 1703
Languages: Korean
Country: South Korea
Director: Kim Ki-duk
Producer: Seung-jae Lee
Music: Moon-Hui Lee

Plot outline

Streetwise Jin-a moves into a boarding house run by a small, close-knit family. But her unacceptable behavior threatens to destroy them all.

Plots

Streetwise Jin-a moves into a boarding house run by a small, close-knit family. But her unacceptable behavior threatens to destroy them all. - Anonymous

With a red-light district in Seoul being demolished, the residents there find they have to relocate. Jin-a opts to leave Seoul and heads to the eastern city of Pohang. There she takes up residence in a boarding house run by a small family. Besides the parents, there is a daughter attending university and a son in high school. At first Jin-a is very happy there, however she continues to sell her body driving her into confrontation with the repressed daughter, Hye-mi. Things go from bad to worse when Jin-a meets Hye-mi's boyfriend... - Thomas Giammarco