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In 1930s Korea, a new girl is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate. But the maid has a secret: She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler, who is posing as a Japanese Count, to help him seduce the Lady and steal her fortune.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2016-06-01

Runtime 145 minutes

Budget $8.6m

Revenue $38m


TMDB 8.3


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mco shared a tip "Just popped up on Amazon Prime. Really intriguing with unexpected twists."

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ls_7040 shared a tip "I wish I had known beforehand this was a fetish-based, erotic thriller. Just not something I'm interested in watching."

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amy_santi shared a tip "I Have Watched This Several Times This Movie Is Beautiful And Made Me Deep Dive Into More Korean/Asian Films"

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ginger_k shared a tip "One of the wildest, um, romances I've ever seen"

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patricia_fr shared a tip "Good retelling of this classic story."

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mama_chef shared a tip "Just watch and see..."

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tina_skeen shared a tip "A beautifully crafted drama with an incredible plot and characters."

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karly_beaumont shared a tip "Amazing movie. Tense, sexy and a killer ending."

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anjuliq_sipes shared a tip "Gays…assemble! But really though, this movie is one of a kind"

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appiarian shared a tip "this is literally one of my favourite movies of all time"

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fabs shared a tip "Just beautiful."

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nascent_ancient shared a tip "Sexy. Adult. Intricate. Intelligent. Don’t let your kids watch this."

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nini_smitg shared a tip "Spicyyy"

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artrese_morrison shared a tip "love this movie, beautiful and funny"

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l.m.a shared a tip "Beautifully written and directed; so many plot twists"

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mythweaver shared a tip "the only movie ever"

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adely_5992 shared a tip "The best movie I have ever watched"

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icedicedvv shared a tip "see my review on letterbox. this film is phenomenal. it’s adult-rated though"

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