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The Handmaiden

아가씨 | Agassi

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Directed by Park Chan-wook
South Korea, 2016
Drama, Thriller, Romance, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

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 heiress Lady Hideko, whom Fujiwara plans to marry and to commit to an asylum in order to steal her inheritance.

Synopsis

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 heiress Lady Hideko, whom Fujiwara plans to marry and to commit to an asylum in order to steal her inheritance.

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The HandmaidenDirected byPark Chan-wook

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2016 | Winner: Vulcain Prize for the Technical Artist
Village Voice Film Poll
2016 | 2 nominations including: Best Film
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2016 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

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