Following the success of My Sassy Girl
, Korean cinema scored another runaway hit in 2003 with My Tutor Friend.
Based on an internet novel, the whimsical, over-the-top romantic comedy launched heartthrob Kwon Sang Woo (Stairway to Heaven
) and small-screen starlet Kim Ha Neul (Romance
) into instant movie stardom. The film also features a hilarious supporting performance from Gong Yoo (Spy Girl
), who would go on to be a star in his own right. The leads' great on-screen chemistry and the entertaining mixture of comedy, romance, and action made My Tutor Friend
one of the top-grossing films of 2003 and a must see for romcom fans.
College student Choi Su Wan (Kim Ha Neul) is forced by her mother to take a tutoring job. But her student turns out to be Kim Ji Hoon (Kwon Sang Woo), an uncouth 21-year-old high school student with great fighting skills and serious authority issues. The spunky Su Wan, however, refuses to back down and ends up involved in Ji Hoon's life in more ways than she expected. Amidst the fighting and bickering, Ji Hoon finds himself falling for Su Wan, but her heart seems to lie with someone else.
The Director's Box limited edition release comes with a picture booklet, special photo cards, a photo card case, and the following extras:Original and Japanese version trailers Original TV spots (3 versions) Music videos (3 versions) Making of Blooper reel Deleted scenes Cast and crew interviews Poster gallery