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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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68 wins 171 nominations
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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.
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..
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 revenue of The Handmaiden was 37,767,206 USD.
The certification of The Handmaiden is R.
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 36 others.
The genre of The Handmaiden is Thriller,Drama,Romance.
The production budget of The Handmaiden was 8,575,000 USD.
On October 07, 2021, there were 5230 public reaction to The Handmaiden including pornographic, lovingly crafted, technical prowess, handsomely mounted, exhibitionist.
On October 07, 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 release date of The Handmaiden is June 01, 2016.
The full version of The Handmaiden is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Vudu , DIRECTV