Watch The Handmaiden


1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

Released: 2016-06-01
Runtime: 145 minutes
Budget: $8,575,000
Revenue: $37,767,206
Genres: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Keywords: Con Man, Pickpocket, Lesbian Relationship, Plot, Lust, Asian Lgbt, Con Woman, Japanese Occupation Of Korea, Korean
Actors: Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong, Kim Hae-sook, Moon So-ri