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The Handmaiden 2016

2016 , 2h 25m
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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, 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.

  • Director: Park Chan-wook
  • Writer: 郑瑞景
  • Stars: Ha Jung-woo, Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Kim Hae-sook, Moon So-ri

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Film Awards

66 wins167 nominations
out of 5,724 movie awards
  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Film Not in the English Language

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    Vulcain Prize for the Technical Artist

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The Handmaiden FAQ

On August 06, 2020, there were 5326 public reaction to The Handmaiden including extraordinary, with memorable moments, falling in love, instantly falling in love, too thrilling.
The runtime of The Handmaiden is 145 minutes.
The certification of The Handmaiden is NR.
The full version of The Handmaiden is provided by Amazon Prime Video , FandangoNOW , Microsoft Store , Vudu , DIRECTV
The Handmaiden won 2018 BAFTA Awards, 2016 Cannes Film Festival, 2020 Austin Film Critics Association, 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 and 36 others.
On August 06, 2020, the IMDB rating of The Handmaiden is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The casts of The Handmaiden are Ha Jung-woo starring as Count Fujiwara, Kim Min-hee starring as Lady Hideko, Kim Tae-ri starring as Sookee, Kim Hae-sook starring as Ms. Sasaki, Moon So-ri starring as Aunt of Noble Lady, Lee Dong-hwi starring as Goo-gai.
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..
The genre of The Handmaiden is Thriller,Drama,Romance.
The director of The Handmaiden is Park Chan-wook.
The release date of The Handmaiden is June 01, 2016.
The revenue of The Handmaiden was 37,767,206 USD.