The Housemaid: movie review
The marvelous actress Jeon Do-yeon is the star of 'The Housemaid,' a deliciously perverse remake of the classic Korean thriller.
He’s a martinet accustomed from birth to having his own way, and the new nanny comes with the territory.
She isn’t altogether displeased but, when the wife finds out what’s going on, the film turns into an intricate game of sexual warfare and class warfare and just plain warfare.
It’s a deliciously perverse melodrama, though sometime I would love to sit down with the director and have him explain what on earth the film’s disconcertingly loopy final scene is all about.
Grade: A- (Unrated)
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