Korean movie – HANDMAIDEN – issued on dvd

HandmaidenHANDMAIDEN (18) 2016 KOREA PARK, CHAN-WOOK £15.99
Adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel ‘Fingersmith’ and set in 1930s Korea under Japanese colonial rule.

Orphaned pickpocket Sook-hee is hired by a con artist posing as Japanese Count Fujiwara to act as the handmaiden of heiress Lady Hideko in a ploy to rob her of her wealth.

However Sook-hee and Lady Hideko and the two women revel in their passionate, new relationship and explore their previously repressed desires.

In Korean with English subtitles

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