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Movie Review: The Handmaiden (2016)

The Handmaiden (2016)

Starring- Min-hee Kim, Tae-ri Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo, Hae-suk Kim, So-ri Moon

Director- Chan-wook Park


A young thief (Tae-ri Kim) is sent to work as a handmaiden for a rich man’s niece (Min-hee Kim) as part of a scheme to walk away with her inheritance. 1,259 more words

Movie Reviews

Sympathy for Mister Vengeance (2002)

Korean director Park Chan-wook crossed over into ‘Western’ popularity with culty, ultraviolent festival-hit Oldboy. This was a thematic sequel to the less well-known Sympathy for Mister Vengeance… 525 more words

Five-star Reviews

The Handmaiden (2016) Review

Way back in late September, I was in line at the Hollywood Arclight on Sunset, hoping to get a seat for an advanced screening of… 753 more words


AH-GA-SSI (2016)

Much better than ‘Stoker’

has the suspense of ‘JSA’ and the aesthetics of the  ‘Sympathy for…’ films,

plus something new you will enjoy.


The Handmaiden (2016) : A Hitchockian mystery set in Korea.

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). 1,308 more words

Film Reviews

Review: The Handmaiden

A twisting, turning erotic thriller with a perfect screenplay and great performances.

A Korean con artist wants to work his way into marriage with a rich Count’s niece solely to become wealthy himself. 472 more words



Koreli gergin yönetmenlerden Chan-wook Park’ın nefis filmi. Amelsiz şiddete harcanan enerjiyi derinliğe, senaryoya, görselliğe kanalize edince ne mükemmel bir iş çıkmış ortaya. Sarah Waters’ın Fingersmith romanından yola çıkarak çekilmiş film. 30 more words