Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Based on the novel "Fingersmith" by Sarah Waters (published in 2002 by Virago Press). The novel is set in London during the 19th century, but the film is set in Korea in the 1930s, under Japanese colonial rule.
What does a man really want?
Lady Hideko: What I mean is... the weeding night. How would I know? I grew up without a mother to teach me. I have no idea about any of this.
Lady Hideko: Probably kissing first?
Sook-Hee: Alright. Let's try to put her to sleep. So adorable. In a ...
Lady Hideko: ...
The Count uses a propane gas lighter. That was impossible in 1930.
Extended version runs approx. 21 minutes longer.
$92,129 (USA) (23 October 2016)
$2,005,473 (USA) (17 February 2017)
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