Saturday, March 11, 2017

The Handmaiden

With the aid of a supplanted maid, a conman schemes to marry a timid heiress living under guard of her depraved book dealing uncle. Approached from different angles and perceptions in a plot that keeps gently twisting, Chan-wook Park's The Handmaiden is sumptuous, explicit, and involving with an excellent cast, great production design, and a completely unique and sometimes overkill approach.
*** 1/2 out of ****