The Handmaiden (2016)

Never did they expect to get into a controversial relationship...


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.

Director: Park Chan-wook

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Movie Score: 8.1/10 from 465 votes
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Status: Released
Run time: 145 min / 2:25
Production Studio : CJ Entertainment, Moho Film, Yong Film
Production Country: South Korea

The Handmaiden Casts

Kim Min-hee
as Lady Hideko
Kim Tae-Ri
as Sook-Hee
Ha Jung-woo
as Count Fujiwara
Cho Jin-woong
as Uncle Kouzuki
Kim Hae-sook
as Ms. Sasaki
Moon So-ri
as Aunt of Noble Lady
Lee Dong-Hwi
Lee Yong-nyeo

The Handmaiden Crew

Directing Park Chan-wook Director
Production Park Chan-wook Producer
Writing Park Chan-wook Writer
Crew Chung Chung-hoon Cinematography
Editing Kim Sang-beom Editor
Art Seong-hie Ryu Production Design
Writing Jeong Seo-gyeong Writer
Sound Young-wuk Cho Original Music Composer
Writing Sarah Waters Novel
Production Syd Lim Producer