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Wan-deuk-i (2011)

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17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a poor family and his grades in school are equally poor. He is a rebellious and troubled student, but he never loses in fights. Wan-Deuk then meets teacher ... See full summary »

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Lee Dong-joo
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Do Wan-deuk
Su-young Park ...
Do Jeong-bok
Jasmine ...
Lee Sook-hee
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Yeong-jae Kim ...
Nam Min-goo
Hyo-ju Park ...
Lee Ho-jeong
Byeol Kang ...
Jeong Yoon-ha
Dong Young Kim ...
Hyuk-joo
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Sang-geon Jo ...
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17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a poor family and his grades in school are equally poor. He is a rebellious and troubled student, but he never loses in fights. Wan-Deuk then meets teacher Dong-Joo. At first, Dong-Joo and Wan-Deuk are like enemies, but Wan-Deuk grows to like him. Meanwhile, Dong-Joo cares for and seems to understand Wan-Deuk. Wan-Deuk takes up kick-boxing and through the sport grows as a person and also develops a dream. Written by Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia

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"Hey, Do Wan-deuk!" The Worst Encounter Becomes The Best Twist of Fate

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20 October 2011 (South Korea)  »

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This film is based off of the novel Wandeukyi by KIM Lyeo-Ryung, which won the 1st Annual Changbi Prize for Young Adult Fiction and sold over 700,000 copies around the nation. See more »

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Disappointing movie about a teacher trying to motivate a student
8 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie goes in a pretty much generic direction when it comes to a Korean teacher trying to help out a student that feels all alone and gets into trouble. With some romance for both characters thrown in. Which is a shame cause from the trailer, I was expecting some unexpected and yet effective drama with some good amount of humor. The humor is just really bland in this movie and the story isn't anything special. The only thing that stands out is how there are actually these types of students living in Korea so it can be relatable. The building of the bond between the student and the teacher goes in a pretty much narrow direction. I was more interested in the romance between the teacher and the next door neighbor. But that was disappointing as well. Overall this is a disappointing movie about a teacher trying to motivate a student.

3.8/10


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