Woman of Fire

  • Dir: Kim Ki-Young

  • South Korea, 1971, 100 minmins, DCP

  • Cast: Namgung Won, Yoon Yeo-jeong, Jeon Kye-hyeon

A decade after The Housemaid , Kim revisited the themes of his masterpiece with the second film in the “Women Series”. Like the first instalment, Woman of Fire centers on a family that suffers a breakdown when its patriarch cannot resist having an affair with a femme fatale-esque housemaid moving in from the rural areas. Reflecting his own growth as a filmmaker, Kim uses every filmmaking trick up his sleeves – from dutch angles to expressionistic set designs (watch out for the use of red) – to make this wickedly entertaining remake even more demented than its predecessor.

Daejong Film Awards : Best Cinematography, Best New Actress, Best Lighting and Best Editing

Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Actress


    In-theatre Screening


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