The Handmaiden (2016)




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Title: The Handmaiden
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Year: 2016
Directed by: Chan-wook Park
Writer: Sarah Waters (inspired by the novel "Fingersmith" by), Seo-kyeong Jeong (screenplay), Chan-wook Park (screenplay)
Language: Korean, Japanese
Runtime: 144 min
Country: South Korea

Cast
Min-hee Kim, Tae-ri Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-Woong Cho

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.

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