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The Handmaiden (2016)

NR 06/01/2016 (KR) ThrillerDramaRomance 2h 25m

Overview

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress 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 the women discover some unexpected emotions.

  1. Park Chan-wook

    Director, Writer

  2. Sarah Waters

    Novel

  3. Chung Seo-kyung

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kim Min-hee

    Kim Min-hee

    Lady Hideko

  2. Kim Tae-ri

    Kim Tae-ri

    Sookee

  3. Ha Jung-woo

    Ha Jung-woo

    Count Fujiwara

  4. Cho Jin-woong

    Cho Jin-woong

    Uncle Kouzuki

  5. Kim Hae-sook

    Kim Hae-sook

    Ms. Sasaki

  6. Moon So-ri

    Moon So-ri

    Aunt of Noble Lady

  7. Lee Yong-nyeo

    Lee Yong-nyeo

    Bok-soon

  8. Lee Dong-hwi

    Lee Dong-hwi

    Goo-gai

  9. Jo Eun-hyung

    Jo Eun-hyung

    Young Hideko

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Full Cast & Crew

The Handmaiden
The Handmaiden

Original Title 아가씨

Status Released

Original Language Korean

Budget $8,575,000.00

Revenue $37,767,206.00

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