"A world-class artist at the top of his game." - David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter

"At the peak of his powers, full of wit and melancholy, Park Chan-wook creates the platonic ideal of the romantic, elaborate noir thriller." - Jessica Kiang, Variety

After a detective is assigned to solve the case of a man’s death, he develops feelings for the dead man’s mysterious widow, and his investigation takes an entirely new focus. Winner of the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival, master auteur Park Chan-wook crafts a swooningly romantic love story, wrapped in a taut, procedural crime drama. 

See more Park Chan-Wook! THE HANDMAIDEN (2016) screens November 14 at the Film Center.

Awards & Nominations

Winner - Best Director, Cannes Film Festival

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