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The Handmaiden

2016-06-01 | Thriller / Drama
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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 she's involved in something greater that will soon be revealed.
Director: Park Chan-wook
Stars: Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri

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    Best Film Not in the English Language

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The Handmaiden FAQ

The director of The Handmaiden is Park Chan-wook, the writer is Chung Seo-kyung.
The runtime of The Handmaiden is 145 minutes.
The full version of The Handmaiden is provided by Amazon Prime Video , FandangoNOW , Vudu , DIRECTV
The revenue of The Handmaiden was 37,767,206 USD.
The Handmaiden won 2018 BAFTA Awards, 2016 Cannes Film Festival, 2018 University Film Festival of Korea, 2017 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 2017 Alliance of Women Film Journalists, 2017 Asian Film Awards, 2017 Baek Sang Art Awards, 2017 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards, 2017 Chlotrudis Awards, 2017 GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics and 35 others.
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 she's involved in something greater that will soon be revealed..
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Handmaiden is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The casts of The Handmaiden are Kim Min-hee starring as Lady Hideko, Kim Tae-ri starring as Sookee, Ha Jung-woo starring as Count Fujiwara, Cho Jin-woong starring as Uncle Kouzuki, Kim Hae-sook starring as Ms. Sasaki, Moon So-ri starring as Aunt of Noble Lady.
The production budget of The Handmaiden was 8,575,000 USD.
The release date of The Handmaiden is June 01, 2016.
The certification of The Handmaiden is R.
On July 23, 2021, there were 5228 public reaction to The Handmaiden including spell-binding, intricate plot, intricate directing, deviant, more explicit.