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The Handmaiden



What's it about?

In 1930s Korea, a new girl is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate. But the maid has a secret.


Why did we pick it?

This multi-layered thriller pairs with Park Chan-wook's eye for detail with stunning shots, meticulous camerawork, and a story that twists and turns until its very final moments.


Who's in it? Kim Min-hee - Lady Hideko

Kim Tae-ri - Sookee

Ha Jung-woo - Count Fujiwara


Who made it?

Park Chan-wook - Director & Writer

Sarah Waters - Writer (Novel)



 

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