The second instalment Kim Ki-young’s 'Housemaid' trilogy – which began with 1960’s subversive 'The Housemaid' and continued with 'Woman of Fire ‘82' (1982) – opens with the murder of a couple and then retraces the crime, overturning initial assumptions that it was merely a violent robbery starring Youn Yuh-jung ('Minari'). Dongsik (Won Namkung) is a composer living a quiet life on a chicken farm with his wife Jungsook (Jeon Gye-hyeon). Myungia, a young woman whose painful past, comes to work for them. But soon Dongsik’s desire for his young employee take hold and his actions lead to an unforeseen reprisal. A dark moral tale that refuses to pull its punches, it is a bold and uncompromising work.
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