The Handmaiden (2016)

7.5 / Rated by 2 people

Drama
Mystery
Romance
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145 min.
168 min.
Plot  Part 1

In Japanese-occupied Korea, a conman operating under the sobriquet of "Count Fujiwara" hires a pickpocket named Sook-hee from a family of con artists to become the maid of the mysterious Japanese heiress Lady Hideko, whom Fujiwara plans to marry and to commit to an asylum in order to steal her inheritance. Sook-hee, taking on the name "Tamako", enters Hideko's household, which is controlled by her authoritarian Uncle Kouzuki. Hideko is haunted by the suicide of her aunt, and claims to hear her voice at night. As Sook-hee and Hideko spend more time together, they appear to get along well, Hideko allowing Sook-hee to wear her dresses and jewelry. Hideko is also anxious about marrying Fujiwara, her feelings for him not very strong, but Sook-hee makes passionate love to her, promising her the same pleasures with her new husband. Sook-hee begins expressing reluctance about following through with the plan, unhappy over the feigned attraction Fujiwara has for Hideko. Hide...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Kim Min-hee
Lady Izumi Hideko
Kim Tae-ri
Sook
Ha Jung-woo
Count Fujiwara
Cho Jin-woong
Uncle Kouzuki
Kim Hae-sook
Butler madame Sasaki
Moon So-ri
Hideko's aunt

Others

All Titles

Ah-ga-ssi
Korean Original Title
The Handmaiden
English Title

Release Dates

United States
Theatrical
21.10.2016

Country

South Korea

Language

Korean
Japanese

Updates

Onur rated Ah-ga-ssi (2016) with 7.0 stars / 31.07.2020



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