From left: Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri, Kim Min-hee and Jo Jin-woong in The Handmaiden, Park Chan-wook’s imaginative adaptation of Fingersmith.

Korea’s Park Chan-wook talks violence, lesbian sex scenes and making a feminist film

Director famed for the violent Oldboy returns home to make The Handmaiden, a story of love and deception based on Sarah Waters’ literary bestseller that’s on course to be his biggest success yet

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films

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From left: Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri, Kim Min-hee and Jo Jin-woong in The Handmaiden, Park Chan-wook’s imaginative adaptation of Fingersmith.
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