Blu-Ray Review – The Handmaiden (2016)

Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930’s, The Handmaiden tells the tale of a young pickpocket, Sookhee. Chosen by her cohorts to pose as a Handmaiden in the countryside where an elderly book collector lives with his Japanese heiress niece, Lady Hideko. The handmaiden is tasked with a hidden agenda to convince Lady Hideko to marry, Count Fujiwara, a friend of her uncles and secretly the swindler who pick Sookhee as the handmaiden. Their true plan is inherit their riches and rob them blind with Fujiwara and Sookhee share their plunders. But, does it go to plan? No! this is a Park Chan Wook film! » Read more