“The Handmaiden” Becomes The First Korean Film To Win A BFTA Award


The successful controversial movie “The Handmaiden” continues to achieve greater success. It has recently won a 2018 British Academy Film Award.

The BFTA hold an annual awards event to celebrate the best of British, American and international films. This year, the award ceremony was held on February 18 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

“The Handmaiden” took home the Best Film Not in the English Language category, it was up against “Elle,” “First They Killed My Father,” “Loveless,” and “Salesman.”

It’s the first Korean film to achieve such a feat. The film has received a great reception from the international community. The cast includes Kim Min Hee, Kim Tae Ri, Ha Jung Woo, and Jo Jin Woong.

PD Park Chan Wook and the rest of the main cast didn’t attend the event but will receive their award at a later date.

Congratulations to “The Handmaiden”!


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