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The Handmaiden

IMDb 8.1 144 min
Genre:
Drama, Romance
Stars:
Jung Woo Ha, So ri Moon, Hae suk Kim, Min hee Kim, Kim Tae ri, Jin woong Jo
Director:
Chan-wook Park
Country:
Korea
Rating:
7.4 / 412 times
Release:
2016-07-07
Synopsis:
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.