THE HANDMAIDEN | Agassi
Directed by: Park Chan-wook | Narrative Feature | 144 min | Korean/Japanese | East Coast PremiereAbout the Film
Inspired by Sarah Waters’ bestselling Victorian novel "Fingersmith," celebrated filmmaker Park Chan-wook (OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE, STOKER) weaves an engrossing crime drama and enchanting romance with his latest masterpiece, THE HANDMAIDEN. A young Korean woman is recruited by a con man to pose as the maid of a Japanese heiress living on a secluded estate, as part of his elaborate plot to seduce and defraud her. In an intoxicating and sensual turn of events, his plans fall apart as the two women become entangled. This spellbinding film proves to be an unforgettable viewing experience.