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The Handmaiden

March 20 @ 7:30 pm

Sunshine Coast Film Society

South Korea 2016, 144 min, erotic thriller. Director: Chan Wook Park. Korean with English subtitles.

“That’s right: The extreme South Korean director of Oldboy and Stoker has made a love story, one where the lovers aren’t related or vampires or anything!” — A.A. Dowd, AV Club

In Japanese occupied 1930’s Korea, a new girl is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life with her domineering uncle. But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count. The plan to defraud the heiress seems to proceed according to plan until the handmaiden and her mistress discover unexpected emotions. Winner of 14 International Awards and 12 nominations in 2016.

Still from 'The Handmaiden'

Tickets are $5, $9 for single-event members
Available at the door

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
7:30 pm

Venue

Heritage Playhouse
662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Phone:
604 886-8998
Website:
www.heritageplayhouse.com