Dohee-ya (A Girl at My Door) (2015)



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Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, which was caused by her misconduct. On her first day to the village, she encounters with Dohee who is the girl living in the town, seeming to have somewhat gloomy looking face. As Young-nam tries to accommodate with her new surroundings, an accident of Dohee's grandma getting killed by falling in the seashore cliff happens. As to protect the girl from her stepfather's abuse, Young-nam let Dohee stay at her place but things turn out to be more mysterious as she gets to know her.


Critic Reviews for Dohee-ya (A Girl at My Door)

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (2)

The pic is ultimately held together by the mesmerizing presence of Bae Doo-na in the title role and an equally bracing performance by teen thesp Kim Sae-ron.

Aug 25, 2015 | Full Review…
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While Jung's efforts to avoid sensationalism and employ multiple threads are very admirable, the result is a mild-mannered piece short of a sufficiently substantial exposition of its plethora of characters and the problem they face.

Aug 25, 2015 | Full Review…

July Jung's subtly observed feature debut explores both the solidarity of two abandoned women in a sexist environment, and the darker edge of their special friendship.

Nov 26, 2017 | Full Review…

A Girl at My Door is well-acted and crisply shot, a highly assured debut from Jung who should have a bright future as she grows beyond Lee's tutelage and develops her own voice.

Nov 21, 2017 | Full Review…

A soulful, shattering drama that highlights the lengths desperate people will go to survive.

Oct 31, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

July Jung skilfully keeps you guessing in a film that might move slowly but is rich in sexual and psychological tension.

Oct 14, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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