Coin Locker Girl



  • Movie: Coin Locker Girl (English title) / Chinatown (Korean English title)
  • Revised romanization: Chainatawoon
  • Hangul: 차이나타운
  • Director: Han Jun-Hee
  • Writer: Han Jun-Hee
  • Producer: Ahn Eun-Mi, Jo Dong-Ki, Yoon Kyoung-Hwan, Kim Jung-Sook
  • Cinematographer: Lee Chang-Jae
  • Release Date: April 30, 2015
  • Runtime: 110 min.
  • Genre: Crime / Women / Award Winning
  • Distributor: CGV Arthouse
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


A new born girl is placed in a coin operated locker in the subway station. The girl is raised by a mother (Kim Hye-Soo) who is the boss for a loan shark group. Later, when the girl has grown into a teen, she carries out missions given to her by her mother.


  1. Filming began August 5, 2014 and finished October 16, 2014.
  2. Early Korean working title was “Coin Locker Girl.”