Brewery Arts Centre


The Handmaiden [18] [156mins | 2016 | Subtitled | Korean & Japanese Languages]

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The Handmaiden [18] [156mins | 2016 | Subtitled | Korean & Japanese Languages]

  • Directed By: Chan-wook Park
  • Starring: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo

Ticket prices £7.00

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Synopsis

From PARK Chan-wook, the celebrated director of OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE, THIRST and STOKER, comes a ravishing new crime drama inspired by the novel 'FINGERSMITH' by British author Sarah Waters. Having transposed the story to 1930s-era colonial Korea and Japan, Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but who is secretly involved in a conman's plot to defraud her of her large inheritance. Powered by remarkable performances from KIM Min-hee (RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN) as Lady Hideko, HA Jung-woo (THE CHASER) as the conman who calls himself the Count and sensational debut actress KIM Tae-ri as the maid Sookee, THE HANDMAIDEN borrows the most dynamic elements of its source material and combines it with PARK Chan-wook's singular vision and energy to create an unforgettable viewing experience.