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The Handmaiden (2016)

Genres

DramaRomanceThriller

Directors

Chan-wook Park

Countries

South Korea

Duration: 

2h 25min

Release: 

1 June 2016

IMDb: 

8.1

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.

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