Based on the eponymous classic story by Na Do-hyang , the film became known for its erotic subject matter,  made possible by the government's gradual relaxation of censorship and control over the film industry during the s. It was part of the wave of "Folk erotic" films that had become popular in South Korea at this time. An-hyeop, a beautiful young woman, lives in a small village in Korea during the Japanese occupation. Her husband, Sam-bo, is a traveling gambler who returns home for short periods after months away. During his long absences, An-hyeop earns food, money and other goods by picking mulberry leaves ppong in Korean for a neighbor who raises silk-worms, and also by having sex with nearly every male in the village. Angered by An-hyeop's influence over their husbands, the village women conspire to drive her away, first by beating her, and then by convincing the village elder expel her. When the elder visits An-hyeop's home to convince her to leave, she instead wins him over to her side by seducing him.
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Close this window for next 24 hours. It is mid s when everyone did not have enough to eat. There was a village called Yong-dam near a mountain in the southern part of the country. In the village lived a woman of unsurpassed beauty named An-hyup. Her husband was a gambler who would wander around the country looking for places where he could just waste his time and money.
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Watch now. In late s Korea, Lady Cho challenges the playboy Lord Jo-won into seducing and sleeping with her husband's coming young, virgin concubine. Lady Cho agrees to sleep with him if he succeeds. Jun-young Kam Woo-seong is a man in his early thirties who has seen his friends and younger brother get married but has yet to open himself to a serious relationship. Rather he is happy Ja-young is a flutist. When her father has a child out of wedlock, her mother regards sex as a sin out of anger towards him. Ja-young grows up under her mother's exceedingly oppressive notions. Jeong-ho is castrated by an ambitious minister for loving above his station. The minister also happens to be the father of Ja-ok, the girl Jeong-ho loved.
During the Japanese occupation, there lived a woman named An-hyub in Yong-dam Village. Her husband was a gambler who comes by every few months to change his clothes and pick up money. Still, she waits for her husband.