The Handmaiden hands audiences a visually beautiful and intricate cinematic experience with color, framing, texture and tone. Director Park Chan-wook serves up a story that is simple in nature, but extremely deceptive in detail.
Synopsis: “With help from an orphaned pickpocket (Kim Tae-ri), a Korean con man (Ha Jung-woo) devises an elaborate plot to seduce and bilk a Japanese woman (Kim Min-hee) out of her inheritance.”
Director: Park Chan-wook
Box office: 35.2 million USD
Cinematography: Chung-hoon Chung
Languages: Korean, Japanese
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