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The Handmaiden

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Drama LGBTQ 
20162h 25mOn: Prime Video Tags: Based on Books Adaptation Mature Country: South Korea

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.The Handmaiden featuring Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on Microsoft Store, and available for rent on VUDU. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (112,670 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Microsoft & Vudu).

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#216 Ranked Movie

#7 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#12 Ranked in Mature Movies

#19 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

The Handmaiden has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (112,670 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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