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This movie follows the story of three friends in Korea, all three of whom drop out of school. The main character is Min, a tough guy whose widowed mother is a drunk. The story traces his ... See full summary »

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Hyo-Seon Jang
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... Whan
Hyeon-jin Sa
... Tae Soo (as Ohsung Yoo)
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This movie follows the story of three friends in Korea, all three of whom drop out of school. The main character is Min, a tough guy whose widowed mother is a drunk. The story traces his journey from high school to the underworld as one of his friends introduces him to life in the mob. Complicating Min's life further is his romance with Romi, a girl from an upper-class family with dreams of going to a prestigious college. Written by Peter Kim

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Shocking tragedy of the drop-out generation in South Korea
6 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Constant/excessive physical violence mars this well-done/plausible story about three street-wise buddies who take different paths after deciding not to take college-entrance exams. In his bittersweet romance with Romi, Min with his beguiling smile reminded me of Tom Cruise. Indeed, I later found out from a young girl from Korea that Woo-sung Jung is known as the Tom Cruise of Korea.


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