22nd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

AIFF.GR

The Handmaiden

27/9/2016, 21:30, Danaos 1

A young maid is sent to the mansion of a Japanese noblewoman in order to seduce her. The red-hot passion that erupts between them, threatens the plans of the man masterminding the operation. The virtuosic director of "Oldboy" masterfully envelops the best erotic thriller of the year with intriguing mystery, daring lesbian love scenes, metaphysical hints and unbelievable directorial prowess.

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A young maid is sent to the mansion of a Japanese noblewoman in order to seduce her. The red-hot passion that erupts between them, threatens the plans of the man masterminding the operation. The virtuosic director of "Oldboy" masterfully envelops the best erotic thriller of the year with intriguing mystery, daring lesbian love scenes, metaphysical hints and unbelievable directorial prowess.

 

Director: Chan-wook Park
Screenwriter: Seo-Kyung Chung, Chan-wook Park, based on a novel by Sarah Waters
DoP: Chung Chung-hoon
Music: Kim Sang-bum, Kim Jae-bum
Editor: Cho Young-wuk
Principal Cast: Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong, Kim Hae-sook, Moon So-ri

South Korea | 2016 | Color | DCP | 144' | Corean, Japanese