New U.S. Trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘The Handmaiden’

Park Chan-wook's Erotic Thriller

Amazon Studios and Magnolia Pictures have unveiled the first U.S. trailer for Park Chan-wook‘s latest twisted tale, The Handmaiden, starring Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri and Cho Jin-woong.

Premiering at Cannes Film Festival, Magnolia and Amazon will release the film in select theaters on October 14th. Check out the first official trailer below.

However you think that sounds, the upcoming erotic thriller now has a new poster:

Park Chan-wook's Erotic Thriller

Update: The Handmaiden begins its U.S. domestic release on October 21. Watch the new international trailer for Park Chan-wook‘s last film, “a sprawling and seductive story of deceit, murder, and plenty of sex.”

Park Chan-wook's Erotic Thriller

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.