Min Seo, a 17 year old rebellious high school Korean girl, lives in a small apartment with her mother and her mother’s penniless lover. She hates her mother’s lover and doesn’t understand both of them.
Karim, a 29 year old Muslim migrant worker from Bangladesh has to leave Korea in a month. Before departing, he is desperately searching for his ex-boss to receive his unpaid salary.
One day, Min Seo finds amissing wallet but is caught by the owner, Karim from Bangladesh. She tries to dissuade him from reporting her to the police by offering to grant him a favor, and reluctantly agrees to help track down his former boss who owes him one year’s pay.
Bandhobi is Bengali, meaning of “Friend” in English.