A Japanese heiress is eased into a complex web of deceit by her handmaid.
Kim Min-Hee, Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri
South Korea 2016. 145min
Full of intrigue, subversion, and daringly bold, The Handmaiden is a critically acclaimed psychological thriller that follows Lady Hideko, a Japanese heiress who’s deceived by her handmaiden. Adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, The Handmaiden’s lesbian love story will make you question everything you thought you knew about Korean thrillers.