|The Handmaiden (feature film)|
Event Type: ADULT - FILM|
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:45 PM
2016 / South Korea / Korean with English subtitles / Drama, Romance, Thriller / 144 min. / Not ratedLibrary: Hawthorne Library
Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930s, a young handmaiden named Sookee is hired by Lady Hideko, a reclusive heiress who lives in a sprawling mansion under the watchful eye of her domineering Uncle Kouzuki.
But Sookee harbours a secret: she has been recruited by Fujiwara, 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.
Location: Community Room