Blue Kino has released director Sang-ok Shin’s film noir drama, The Flower in Hell (1958) on Blu-ray.
Director Shin Sang Ok’s 1958 film noir The Flower in Hell revolves around the love triangle and vengeful relationships between Sonya (Choi Eun Hee), Young Sik (Kim Hak), and Dong Sik (Jo Hae Won).
After the Korean War, Young Sik lives in a camp town near the American military base. His brother Dong Sik comes to Seoul to find him, but Young Sik refuses to go home with him because he wants to earn money and marry his girlfriend Sonya. Attracted to Dong Sik, Sonya seduces him at a party and reports Young Sik to the military police so that she can run away with her new love.
Choi Eun Hee was recognized as Best Actress at the 2nd Buil Film Awards for her performance.
This edition comes with a 48-page booklet, a postcard set, and special features including audio commentary by film directors and critics, Digital Restoration Before & After videos, and an image gallery.
Release date: November 24, 2020
Genre: Crime / Drama
|Cast||Hak Kim, Eun-hie Choi, Hae-won Jo|
|Discs||1 Blu-ray Disc|
|Run Time||88 minutes|
|Formats||Black and white / 2K / 1.37:1|
|Subtitle||Korean / English / Japanese|
|AKA||地獄花 / Jiokhwa|
|A 48-page booklet|
|A Postcard set|
|Audio commentary by film directors and critics|
|Digital Restoration with Before & After videos|