1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady 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 Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.Written by
During filming, due to the summer heat, Tae-ri Kim always brought a big bottle of beverage - either coffee, tea, or mineral water. She shared her drink with fellow actress Min-hee Kim using the same straw she's using. Min-hee Kim said during Arirang TV Showbiz Korea interview that Tae-ri Kim just placed the straw into her mouth. See more »
The Count uses a propane gas lighter. That was impossible in 1930. See more »
I am a dirty old man who likes erotica. Everyone absorbs very story differently. That is my passion. But now, it's all over. What do I do?
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During the credits, the moon on the wall in the background shifts from full to new. See more »
Extended version runs approx. 21 minutes longer. See more »
The Footsteps of My Dear Love
Performed by Gain (Ga-in Son) ft. MINSEO
(P) 2016 CJ E&M MUSIC See more »
Park Chan-Wook explores the power of narrative (the way you tell a story and its ramifications), creating another astounding visual spectacle full of dark humor, sexual desire, betrayal and revenge, with intense performances and a wonderful production design, editing and score.
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