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The Handmaiden (2016) (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) Blu-ray Region A

Park Chan Wook (Producer, Director) | Kim Tae Ri (Actor) | Kim Min Hee (Actor) | Ha Jung Woo (Actor)
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Three years after his English-language debut Stoker, award-winning filmmaker Park Chan Wook returns to Korean cinemas with the highly acclaimed erotic thriller The Handmaiden, which earned him his third Palme d'Or nomination at the Cannes Film Festival following Old Boy and Thirst. Starring Kim Min Hee (Right Now, Wrong Then) as a wealthy Japanese heiress, breakout newcomer Kim Tae Ri as a maid, Ha Jung Woo (Assassination) as a fake count and Jo Jin Woong (A Hard Day) as the heiress's uncle, the film is an adaptation of Welsh author Sarah Waters's notable lesbian crime novel Fingersmith about the love between a rich heiress and her maid.

In 1930s Korea, Lady Hideko (Kim Min Hee), the sole heiress to her family fortune, lives with her uncle (Jo Jin Woong) in a luxurious mansion. In an attempt to seize the heiress's wealth, a swindler (Ha Jung Woo) poses as Count Fujiwara and hires pickpocket Sook Hee (Kim Tae Ri) to become her maid. Though Sook Hee is given the mission to convince Lady Hideko to marry Count Fujiwara, she finds herself sexually attracted to her new mistress.

This edition comes with the theatrical cut of the film.

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Product Title: The Handmaiden (2016) (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) 下女誘罪 (2016) (Blu-ray) (香港版) 下女诱罪 (2016) (Blu-ray) (香港版) 下女誘罪 (2016) (Blu-ray) (香港版) 아가씨
Also known as: 小姐 / 下女的誘惑 小姐 / 下女的诱惑
Artist Name(s): Kim Tae Ri (Actor) | Kim Min Hee (Actor) | Ha Jung Woo (Actor) | Moon So Ri (Actor) | Kim Hae Suk (Actor) | Jo Jin Woong (Actor) | Lee Dong Hwi (Actor) | Jo Eun Hyung (Actor) 金泰梨 (Actor) | 金敏姬 (Actor) | 河政佑 (Actor) | 文 素利 (Actor) | 金海淑 (Actor) | 趙震雄 (Actor) | 李東輝 (Actor) | Jo Eun Hyung (Actor) 金泰梨 (Actor) | 金敏姬 (Actor) | Ha Jung Woo (Actor) | 文 素利 (Actor) | 金海淑 (Actor) | 赵震雄 (Actor) | 李东辉 (Actor) | Jo Eun Hyung (Actor) キム・テリ (Actor) | キム・ミニ (Actor) | ハ・ジョンウ (Actor) | ムン・ソリ (Actor) | キム・ヘスク (Actor) | チョ・ウォンジュン (Actor) | イ・ドンフィ (Actor) | Jo Eun Hyung (Actor) 김태리 (Actor) | 김 민희 (Actor) | 하정우 (Actor) | 문 소리 (Actor) | 김해숙 (Actor) | 조진웅 (Actor) | 이동휘 (Actor) | 조 은형 (Actor)
Director: Park Chan Wook 朴 贊郁 朴赞郁 パク・チャヌク 박찬욱
Producer: Park Chan Wook 朴 贊郁 朴赞郁 パク・チャヌク 박찬욱
Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?
Release Date: 2016-10-31
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese
Place of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: [HD] High Definition What is it?
Aspect Ratio: 2.40 : 1
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray
Screen Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)
Video Codecs: AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10)
Rating: III
Publisher: Edko Films Ltd. (HK)
Package Weight: 100 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1054266780

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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). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Court to help him seduce the Lady 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 sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.
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Awards

This film has won 4 award(s) and received 2 award nomination(s).
  • Asian Film Awards 2017
    • Best Newcomer Winner, Kim Tae Ri
    • Best Screenwriter Nomination
    • Best Production Designer Winner
    • Best Editor Nomination
    • Best Costume Designer Winner
    • Best Supporting Actress Winner, Moon So Ri
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