The Handmaiden (2016)

The Handmaiden (2016) is a Drama , Mystery , Romance , Thriller film directed by Chan-wook Park – 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. IMDB


Directed By – Chan-wook Park

Genre – Drama , Thriller , Mystery , Romance

Cast – Min-hee Kim , So-ri Moon , Jung-woo Ha , Tae-ri Kim , Jin-woong Jo , Kyu-jung Lee , Hae-suk Kim , Si-yeon Ha , Yong-nyeo Lee , Ha-dam Jeong , Dong-hwi Lee , Eun-hyung Jo , Ha-na Han , Eun-yeong Kim , In-woo Kim

In Theaters – 1 June 2016

Duration – 144

MPAA Rating : R

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Story Writers: Sarah Waters

Country: South Korea

Language: Korean , Japanese , English

Production Company : Moho Film , Yong Film