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3.9
1,202 Ratings

The Handmaiden

아가씨 | Agassi

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

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 Handmaiden Directed by Park Chan-wook

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Vulcain Prize for the Technical Artist

Village Voice Film Poll

2016 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

São Paulo International Film Festival

2016

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