The Handmaiden SFL - Subtitled Foreign Language

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The Handmaiden  SFL - Subtitled Foreign Language

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Sook-Hee is a pickpocket in 1930s Korea, who’s been assigned to be ‘The Handmaiden’ to Lady Hideko, a fabulously wealthy heiress. Her job: to help her boss steal Hideko’s money. 

Her boss is posing as the Japanese “Count Fujiwara” to seduce Hideko, and Sook-Hee needs to help him win her over. But there’s a powerful, inescapable attraction between the two young women that threatens to derail the plan – and nothing here is what it seems. 

The legendary director of ‘Oldboy’ returns with ‘The Handmaiden’, a lush, ravishing period drama and one of the most acclaimed films of the year.

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  • Released on
    14/04/17
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Cast members
    Min-hee Kim, Tae Ri Kim
  • Running time
    156 minutes
  • Directed by
    Park Chan-wook
  • Language
    English

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Reviews in the press

5 Stars
“ Park Chan-wook has followed up Stoker with what might be his best film ”

4 Stars
“ A breathless whirl of cinematic exuberance ”

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Waste of money

Reviewer: Young coupleDate: 2017-05-03

I can not believe this film received so many stars.I don't think a single person in the cinema generally enjoyed the film and in fact it feels we watched a cheap porn together. Some parts of story were ok. it ended badly with some cheap scenes.

The Handmaiden

Reviewer: William D.Date: 2017-04-21

A true masterpiece. Flawlessly filmed, beautifully acted, precise and wonderful direction. A terrific mystery and a true work of art

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