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Han Gong-ju (2013)Han Gong-ju (2013)

Han Gong-ju (2013)

A bitter story about school, friendship, and life

Drama

7.7

movie

South Korea
Korean
Character-driven, Dark
2013
Lee Su-jin
Baek Ji-won, Baik Ji-won, Chun Woo-hee
112 min

Synopsis

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After transferring to a new school, a teenage girl finds her troubled past exposed when she innocently signs up for a singing club.

Our Take

7.7
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This South Korean coming-of-age story, an award-winning debut from Lee Su-jin, is centered around a high school student named Han Gong-ju. There’s a dark aura surrounding our teenage protagonist, as she avoids making new friends and closes herself off from the world. More than anything, she is afraid that people will discover the secret behind her shy persona, and the past events that changed her life forever. This is an intricate and truly devastating tale, sensitively told, and is likely to leave even the most hardened viewers filled with rage at those who have wronged Han Gong-ju.

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