The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden ★★★★½

finally a wlw movie without an uncomfortable age difference, overbearing fetishization (although some scenes do seem to pander to the male gaze), or an ending with unfortunate circumstances!

on top of that, it has a intriguing and driven plot. women rising up against their torturers and men who have gaslighted them and then robbing them penniless is wonderful.  

every single shot in this movie is breathtaking. dare i say this is better than oldboy?

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