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New high-school transfer student Na-Mi comes from a small town in Jeolla Province to her new school in the capital city of Seoul. When she is nervous, her small town dialect comes out & she starts to shake. On her first day at her new school she is bullied by others. Coming to her help is a group of girls. The girls are Choon-Hwa - known for her strong sense of loyalty & excellent fighting skills, heavyset Jang-Mi - who badly wishes to have plastic surgery to get double eye-lids, Jin-Hee - excellent when it comes to spewing profanity, Geum-Ok - interested in literature, Bok-Hee - dreams of one day becoming Ms. Korea and Su-Ji - always arrogant. Na-Mi quickly becomes part of their group. When the group confronts rival girls known as Sonyeo Sidae ("Girls Generation"), Na-Mi spews curse words she picked up from her grandmother. Because of Na-Mi the girls are able to avoid a crisis. These seven girls then form their own group named "Sunny". They also vow to stay together forever. The ... Written by
Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia
The purpose of music was to make the audience nostalgic with tunes that represent the 80's. The chosen songs highlight special scenes and symbolize important themes. For example, when Joy's "Touch by Touch," the lyrics ironically fit in with the scenes on the screen. See more »
Maybe the nostalgic feel to this made this movie a jackpot in South Korea
This was a decent movie, but after I finished watching it. I still wondered why this movie was such a big hit in South Korea. The movie is basically about the bonding of a female High School gang type of group. And the story switches back and forth between when they were High School students to when they are adults. The bonding elements weren't done all that great but the nostalgic feel for some audiences might have made this movie a big hit. Overall the story itself didn't immerse me in this, but the bonding elements for some audiences might be enjoyable. The humor in this wasn't even clever or well crafted. Personally I didn't really enjoy this movie all that much and the main thing that kept me watching was Kang So-Ra to be honest. I asked few Korean girls who saw this and most of them seemed to have enjoyed it, mainly because of the group of girls working as a team and because of the friendship that was built. I just personally didn't think this movie was well crafted with those elements.
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