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- Movie: The Housemaid
- Revised romanization: Hanyeo
- Hangul: 하녀
- Director: Im Sang-Soo
- Writer: Im Sang-Soo, Kim Ki-Young
- Producer: Chae Hee-Seung, Kim Jin-Seob
- Cinematographer: Lee Hyeong-Deok
- Release Date: May 13, 2010
- Runtime: 106 in.
- Distributor: Sidus Pictures
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
A wealthy husband has an affair with his housemaid (Jeon Do-Yeon). Because of this, everyone in the family will suffer ....
- Remake of the 1960 film "The Housemaid".
- Im Sang-Soo started preparation for "The Housemaid" since early 2009.
- Scenario has been completed as of October 19th, 2009.
- Filming will begin in December 2009, once casting has finished.
- In a reversal of the original film, 37 year old actress Jeon Do-Youn will play the nanny (equivalent to the original film's housemaid) and 22 year old actress Seo Woo will perform as the wife.
- Filming will begin in January and finish sometime in March. Production company then hopes to submit the film to various international film festivals.
- During the Cannes Film Festival, movie distributor Mirovision sold "The Housemaid" to Greece (AMA Film), Hong Kong (Edko Films), Singapore (Festive Films) and Thailand (M Pictures). The film was also presold to Pretty Pictures for France prior to the Cannes Film Market.
- Related titles:
- The Housemaid | Hanyeo (1960)
Additional Cast Members:
- 2010 (63rd) Cannes Film Festival - May 12-23, 2010 - Competition
- 2010 (35th) Toronto International Film Festival - September 9-19, 2010 - Galas Presentations *North American Premiere
- 2011 (9th) New York Korean Film Festival - September 20-October 3, 2010
- 2010 (6th) Fantastic Fest - September 23-30, 2010
- 2010 (15th) Pusan International Film Festival - October 7-15, 2010 - Korean Cinema Today: Panorama
- 2010 (43rd) Sitges Film Festival - October 7-14, 2010 - Official Fantàstic in compettition
- 2010 (30th) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 14-24, 2010 - Spotlight on Korea *United States Premiere
- 2010 (19th) Philadelphia Film Festival - October 14-24, 2010 - Masters of Cinema
- 2010 (24th) AFI FEST - October 28-November 5, 2010
- 2010 (5th) The London Korean Film Festival - November 5-23, 2010
- 2010 (12th) Cinemanila International Film Festival - December 1-5, 2010
- 2011 (31st) Fantasporto International Film Festival - February 21-March 6, 2011 - Semana dos Realizadores 2011 (Competition)
- 2011 (6th) Osaka Asian Film Festival - March 5-13, 2011 - Special Screenings *Opening Filmv/ Japan Premiere
- 2011 (4th) Off Plus Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema - April 8-17, 2011 - Busan IFF Presents: New Asian Cinema
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