The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden ★★★★★

There is one "love" scene in this film that perfectly captures the feeling of watching it - A hidden desire being finally satiated. Meticulously crafted, a spellbindingly beautiful (get it?) experience. Just like love itself, it's hard to express my feelings towards this film. But it s pretty damn flawless.

I watched the extended (168 min) version, but I would never consider this an exhausting watch, as The Handmaiden manages to reinvent itself the more the movie progresses. I cannot even tell you which scenes were cut in the regular version, just another proof of how tight this narrative is. I don't recommend watching this with a family member, though...

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