Flame in the Valley

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Flame in the Valley
Flame in the Valley.jpg
Theatrical poster for Flame in the Valley (1967)
Revised Romanization Sanbul
McCune–Reischauer Sanbul
Directed by Kim Soo-yong[1]
Produced by Kim Tai-soo
Written by Shin Bong-seung
Starring Shin Young-kyun
Music by Jeong Yoon-joo
Cinematography Hong Dong-hyuk
Edited by Yu Jae-won
Distributed by Tae Chang Enterprises Co., Ltd.
Release date
  • April 22, 1967 (1967-04-22)
Running time
80 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Flame in the Valley (Hangul산불; RRSanbul) is a 1967 South Korean film directed by Kim Soo-yong. It was awarded Best Film at the Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony.[2][3]


In this melodrama, a man in a village in Jirisan hides a Communist soldier who has sneaked into the area. A widow, finding the soldier in the bamboo grove, visits him and carries on a sexual relationship with him. When she discovers she is pregnant, she commits suicide. When the villagers burn the woods to drive out remaining Communist guerillas, the man who has hidden the soldier perishes in an attempt to rescue him. The drama is based on a novel.[4]






  1. ^ Infobox data from "Flame in the Valley ( Sanbul )(1967)". Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-07-20.  and "http://www.cine21.com/Movies/Mov_Movie/movie_detail.php?id=7669" (in Korean). www.cine21.com. Retrieved 2009-07-20.  External link in |publisher=, |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Blue Dragon Film Awards, South Korea". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  3. ^ 산불 (1967) (in Korean). Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  4. ^ a b "Flame in the Valley ( Sanbul )(1967)". Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-07-20. 

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