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5 Ratings

Flame in the Valley


Directed by Kim Soo-yong
South Korea, 1967


Flame in the Valley maintains a unique atmosphere and viewpoint in that it depicts the desires of women in a mountain village emptied of men by the ongoing war.

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Flame in the Valley Directed by Kim Soo-yong

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  • Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film Flame in the Valley

    Takes awhile to get going, but once it does it really takes off. A few surprising things about this, including its attitude toward female sexual desire and its flashback in color midway through. Directed with the panache one tends to associate only with the more recent Korean directors, gets me to thinking that there might be some other wonderful discoveries to be made in the old Korean films. We'll see!