Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden To Hit US Theaters October 14, 2016

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Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden is due to hit US Shores later this year thanks to Amazon Studios and Magnolia Pictures October 14, 2016.  A New Trailer is due to be release tomorrow on http://trailers.apple.com/  Above is the new international Poster (Click for Hi Res Version) – Below is the press release

Watch out for the trailer debut this Friday on Apple Trailers!

 Directed by Park Chan-wook

Starring Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri and Cho Jin-woong

THE HANDMAIDEN had its world premiere at the 2016 Festival de Cannes Amazon Studios and  Magnolia Pictures will release THE HANDMAIDEN in theaters October 14, 2016

From PARK Chan-wook, the celebrated director of OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE, THIRST and STOKER, comes a ravishing new crime drama inspired by the novel ‘FINGERSMITH’ by British author Sarah Waters. Having transposed the story to 1930s-era colonial Korea and Japan, Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but who is secretly involved in a conman’s plot to defraud her of her large inheritance. Powered by remarkable performances from KIM Min-hee (RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN) as Lady Hideko, HA Jung-woo (THE CHASER) as the conman who calls himself the Count and sensational debut actress KIM Tae-ri as the maid Sookee, THE HANDMAIDEN borrows the most dynamic elements of its source material and combines it with PARK Chan-wook’s singular vision and energy to create an unforgettable viewing experience.

“Expectations are fully met in Park Chan-wook’s exquisitely filmed The Handmaiden (Agassi),an amusingly kinky erotic thriller and love story that brims with delicious surprises.”

– Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

 “’The Handmaiden’ is the Korean director Park Chan-wook’s most delectable narrative feature in years. This ornately art-directed erotic puzzler centers around two beautiful women…Over the course of the movie’s three chapters, two of which provide a revelatory, ‘Rashomon’ style shift in perspective, the women will become lovers, rivals and allies, and their teasing, mercurial role play is what gives the movie its seductive pull.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

  “This film is simmering with genuine sexual tension. Exquisitely designed and sexually liberating, this is a hugely entertaining thriller.” – Benjamin Lee, The Guardian

The new Apple trailers shouldn’t be too different from the recent teasers and trailers that have been released so far, until tomorrow, you can view these.

The Handmaiden (2016) – Teaser , The Handmaiden (2016) – Teaser (English Subbed), The Handmaiden (2016) – Teaser 2 , The Handmaiden (2016) – International Teaser 2 Eng Subbed, The Handmaiden (2016) – TV Spots, The Handmaiden (2016) – Character Trailer

 

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