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The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) - DIRECTOR'S CUT

Time
On 21st April - 7.00 PM
Other showings
From 21st April - 26th April
Starring:
Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo
Director
Dir. Park Chan-wook
Duration
168mins
Country
South Korea (Korean and Japanese with English subs
Year
2016
Synopsis:

Set during the 1930’s Japanese occupation of Korea, young handmaiden Sookee is hired by Hideko, an eccentric Japanese heiress who lives a strange secluded life on a large countryside estate. But Sookee has a secret: she leads a sordid double–life as an expert pickpocket, who has been covertly recruited by Fujiwara, a degenerate con artist. Inspired by Sarah Waters' best-selling novel 'Fingersmith', The Handmaiden is a ravishing erotic thriller from the visionary director of Oldboy, combining breakneck pacing, grandiose set design and frenzied humour, taking audiences on an epic sensual rollercoaster ride.

 

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The Handmaiden
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