The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)

Park Chan-wook, KO 2016
Monday, April 16 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday, April 17 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday, April 18 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos
Reservations: Natlab (040-2946848)
Price: € 3.50 incl. vat (Student) € 7.50 incl. vat (Others)
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Nothing is as it seems in this exciting thriller-romance by renowned director Chan-wook Park (Oldboy, Stoker).

Language: Korean, Japanese – subtitles: Dutch

Please note: originally, it was announced that this film would have English subtitles. Unfortunately, we were unable to get English subtitles from the distributor. This means the subtitles will be in Dutch (and the film is spoken in Korean and Japanese). Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.

Japanese-occupied Korea in the 1930s. A young woman (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden by a rich Japanese heiress (Hideko). She lives on a grand estate, secluded from the world, and under the rule of her tyrannical uncle who wants to marry her. But Sookee has a secret. With the help of a con man, who poses as a Japanese count, there are other plans for Hideko…

“an erotic triumph – with a whiplash twist” ***** - The Guardian

“wonderfully decadent” **** Independent

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