Fifth about The Seventh

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)

The HandmaidenThe Handmaiden: Park Chan-wook navigates well in this intricate, pulpy story full of double-crossings and triple-crossings; the episodic structure is nothing new, but there is a reason it’s used time and time again: it succeeds in making the whole thing more enjoyable, if properly used. It’s also great to see the story centered around two strong female characters, in this case quite well-defended by Kim Tae-ri and Kim Min-hee. The film is beautifully put together; Chung Chung-hoon camerawork is visually arresting, capturing the art direction and costume design in great detail. Yeong-wook Jo’s musical score is also a highlight.

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