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  From visionary director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy and Stoker) comes The Handmaiden, a sumptuous and exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters' best-selling novel 'Fingersmith'.

Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930s, a young handmaiden named Sookee (Kim Tae-ri) is hired by Hideko (Kim Min-hee), a reclusive heiress who lives in a sprawling mansion under the watchful eye of her domineering Uncle Kouzuki (Cho Jinwoong). But Sookee harbours a secret: she has been recruited by Fujiwara (Ha Jung-woo), a scheming con artist posing as a Japanese Count, to trick Hideko into entrusting him with her fortune. However, when Sookee and Hideko begin to develop unexpected emotions for each other, they start putting together a plan of their own.

Standard DVD/Blu-ray – Theatrical Cut - £15.99/£19.99

Special Edition 2 disc Blu-ray – Theatrical & Extended Cut + EXTRAS - £24.99 Disc 1: Theatrical Cut + Interview with Park Chan-wook (60mins) Disc 2: Extended Cut + Making of The Handmaiden, Cannes Premiere, Cast Interviews

Sainsbury's exclusive 2 disc DVD edition – Theatrical & Extended Cut - £19.99
  Graeme Clark [5 Jul 2017 at 23:48]
     

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