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Please Teach Me English (2003)
"Yeongeo wanjeonjeongbok" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Na-yeong Lee ...
Yeong-ju Na
Hyuk Jang ...
Moon-su Park
Angela Kelly ...
Catherine
In-mun Kim ...
Yeong-ju's grandfather
Mun-hee Na ...
Moon-su's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ye-Young Baek ...
Julie
Hyo-eun Hwang ...
Betty
Jae-hyeong Jeon ...
Jang-Nam Keuk
Seok-yong Jeong ...
Tyson
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Terrorist
Beom-su Lee ...
Passenger on the subway
Chang-Hwan Lee ...
Richard
Dell McLeod ...
English Teacher
Hae-jin Yu ...
Passenger on the subway
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Quirky, strange and very engaging...I loved it.
2 December 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

When "Please Teach Me English" begins, you KNOW it is NOT a normal film! Its opening credits are adorable...and done using cute Korean animation. The story is about a very, very strange lady who is like a Korean version of Steve Urkel! To say she is nerdy and awkward is definitely an understatement! She is volunteered to take English language classes, as no one in her department knows English and they feel that SOMEONE should--thus Candy is nominated. Once there, she immediately falls for a cute guy named Elvis, but Elvis is only interested in their cute teacher. In addition, Elvis seems like a player--and what would this sort of guy see in socially awkward Candy?! To see what's next, see this film!

There is so much to like about this film. It's strange style is exciting to watch. Some may hate this, some might love this. I would compare it to "Scott Pilgrim Versus the World" or "Happiness of the Katakuris"--two very surreal films with strange interludes and stranger style. So, for example, when characters dream--you see it! The film also benefits from some adorable characters who are easy to like and the film has many funny AND romantic moments. My assumption is that the film would work better for younger audiences as well as those who like very unconventional comedy. If you want your film to be normal or conventional, then keep looking!

By the way, there are a couple observations about the English teacher. I was startled when her voice when she spoke Korean was clearly NOT hers--as it was much deeper. Also, early in the film, she had an American accent. However, late in the film she clearly sounded like an Australian. I would love to know from where she actually was born and/or raised.


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