How to Watch The Handmaiden 2016 Online in The UK

Released: 2016

Rated: Not Rated

8.1/10

Updated: 29th Nov, 2021
Genres: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Chan-wook Park

The cast of The Handmaiden

Kim Tae-ri, Yong-nyeo Lee, Min-chae Yoo, Dong-hwi Lee

What is The Handmaiden about?

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 Count 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.

Where to watch The Handmaiden


Streaming on BFI Player

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