Most of the films that are visually stunning like PARK CHAN-WOOK'S THE HANDMAIDEN (2016.) are not inexpensive to produce, so it is an extraordinary feat to have made this incredible looking film for just nine million dollars. The Korean film is the adaptation of Fingermith, a British novel by the writer Sarah Waters.
A REPRESSED SNAKE OF JUNE
The Japanese director SHINYA TSUKAMOTO is mainly known for his dystopian cyberpunk extravaganza called TETSUO: THE IRON MAN (1989), connecting action, gore, humor, rapid editing and an experimental approach to the visuals. A Snake of June, erotic thriller
FINDING ORIENTATION IN THE CUT
The erotic thriller IN THE CUT, by director JANE CAMPION, is notorious for being the film that ended the career of America's Sweetheart Meg Ryan.