The Handmaiden (Korean Movie), Synopsis, Detail, Cast and Trailer

The Handmaiden (아가씨) is a Korean movie that will be released on June, 2016 in South Korea. This movie is directed by Park Chan-Wook, written by himself and Sarah Waters (novel), and starring Hang Jung-Woo, Kim Min-Hee, Kim Tae-Ri, Cho Jin-Woong, etc. Distributed by CJ Entertainment, this movie will show in Cannes Film Festival on May, 2016. Let's read about The Handmaiden (Korean Movie), Synopsis, Detail, Cast and Trailer below.

The Handmaiden Korean Movie
The Handmaiden Korean Movie

The Handmaiden Synopsis

Korean movie The Handmaiden set in the 1930's in South Korea and Japan. Story revolves around 4 people: a noble lady (Kim Min-Hee) who has inherited a fortune, a swindler count (Ha Jung-Woo) who is after the noble lady’s fortune, a young female pickpocket (Kim Tae-Ri) hired by the swindler count and the noble lady’s uncle (Cho Jin-Woong) who is her guardian. 


The Handmaiden Detail

Korean movie The Handmaiden is based on the novel titled Fingersmith written by Sarah Waters (published February 4, 2002 by Virago Press). Novel is set in London during the 19th century, but this movie is set in South Korea and Japan during the 1930's. Filming began on June 15, 2015 in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan and finished on October 31, 2015. Shooting took place in various locations in Japan and South Korea. 

Kim Tae-Ri was selected for lead female role through auditions which had approximately 1,500 applicants. Previously, she played in a Korean movie titled Citizen Zombie (2010) as Art. 

This is the profile and detail of this movie:

Title: The Handmaiden (English tilte)
Hangul: 아가씨
Revised romanization: Agasshi
Also known as: Lady (literal title)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Directed by: Park Chan-Wook
Written by: Sarah Waters (novel), Park Chan-Wook
Produced by:
Cinematographed by:
Runtime:
Distributed by: CJ Entertainment
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
World Premiere: May, 2016 (Cannes Film Festival)
Release Date: June, 2016


The Handmaiden Cast

Ha Jung-Woo as Swindler Count
Kim Min-Hee as Noble Lady
Kim Tae-Ri as Young Female Pickpocket
Cho Jin-Woong as Uncle of Noble Lady
Moon So-Ri as Aunt of Noble Lady
Kim Hae-Sook as Butler


The Handmaiden Trailer


(newskoreandrama.com)


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