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THE WOMAN IN THE WHITE CAR

THE WOMAN IN THE WHITE CAR

  • Directed by Christine Ko
  • Starring Ryeowon Jung, Jung-eun Lee, Jung-min Kim
  • BFI London Film Festival 2022
  • 2022 | 125mins | South Korea | (15)

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A distraught woman arrives at a remote hospital to report a vicious attack on her sister. But what seems like a simple police procedural quickly unravels.


The spirit of Fargo lives on in this terrific debut from South Korea, starring Parasite’s housekeeper Jung-eun Lee as Hyun-ju, a kind-hearted smalltown cop with a razor-sharp mind. She is summoned by the local hospital to deal with Do-kyung (Ryeowon Jung), who has arrived carrying the limp body of her sister, believed to have been stabbed in a violent attack by her controlling fiancé. Hyun-ju, herself a victim of domestic abuse, is sympathetic until she finds holes in Do-kyung’s statement. Her suspicions are further aroused when it transpires that the injured woman is not Do-kyung’s sister – and Do-kyung’s real sister is missing. There’s more to come in Christine Ko’s serpentine thriller, which features more twists than your favourite true-crime podcast and showcases superb performances from its three female leads. - Damon Wise



Korean Language with English Subtitles