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Eighteen

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Eighteen is a series of four films about teenagers, made in a collaboration between CJ Entertainment and Chung-Ang University, with some student involvement. All were made for cable channel CGV; at least one was shown in theatres first.

Details

  • Title: 에이틴 / Eighteen
  • Episodes: 4
  • Broadcast network: CGV
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-02 to 2007-Mar-23
  • Air time: Friday 22:00

Episode 1

Punch Strike
  • Title: 펀치 스트라이크 / Punch Strike
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-02
Synopsis

When a teacher known as "Mad Dog" slaps Min Ah in front of the boy she has a crush on, Min Ah and her two best friends declare war.

Cast
Production Credit
  • Director and Screenwriter: Yoo Eun Jung (유은정, born 1974)
Notes
  • Punch Strike is consistently referred to as a 2006 movie, and was certainly filmed in 2006, but if it premiered in 2006, nobody is saying where or when.

Episode 2

Girl by Girl
  • Title: 소녀X소녀 / Girl by Girl
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Release date: 2007-Jan-25
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-09
Synopsis

Se Ri, a gang leader, fears that one of the school's best students, Yoon Mi, will get together with Ki Chan, the athlete Se Ri idolises. Se Ri gets close to Yoon Mi to deal with this, but her plan doesn't quite turn out as she'd expected.

Cast
  • Im Sung Uhn as Uhm Yoon Mi
  • Kwak Ji Min as Oh Se Ri
  • Kim Kwang Min as Ki Chan
  • Cha Yup as Young Nam (narrator)
  • Min Se Yun (민세연, born 1986, credited as 최윤주) as Hee Jung, Se Ri's gang member
  • Jung Ha Nee (정하늬) as Se Ri's second gang member
  • Lee Kyung Eun (이경은) as Se Ri's third gang member
  • Ham Hyo Joo (함효주, 1984-2013) as Black Rose
  • Bae Yong Geun (배용근, born 1974) as hagwon English teacher
Production Credit
  • Director: Park Dong Hoon (박동훈, born 1972)
  • Screenwriters: Jun Won (전원), Lee Seung Young (이승영, born 1979), Park Dong Hoon
Notes
  • Girl by Girl is dated 2006 onscreen, but certainly premiered in 2007.

Episode 3

I'm Going to School
  • Title: 학교 다녀오겠습니다 / I'm Going to School
  • Genre: Comedy, drama
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-16
  • Original soundtrack: Eighteen OST
Synopsis

Da Bok, a perenially bullied loser, finally gets a job teaching at a private school, where his students bully him. Jin Seung, a prominent student, convinces Da Bok that if he wins over prom queen Young Eun, he'll be more respected. Young Eun aspires to act, so Da Bok starts a school drama club.

Cast
  • Shim Tae Yoon (심태윤, born 1976) as Da Bok
  • Jung Eui Chul (정의철, born 1985) as Jin Seung
  • Jun Hye Jin as Young Eun
  • Park Hee Jin (박희진, born 1985)
Production Credit

Episode 4

A Nymph of a Lamp
  • Title: 램프의 요정 / A Nymph of a Lamp
  • Genre: Drama
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Mar-23
Synopsis

Sissy boy Dong Hee and manly boy Ki Beom are best friends until Dong Hee falls for Soo Jung. Ki Beom becomes jealous, but of whom?

Cast
  • Kim Dong Wook as Dong Hee
  • Lee Jung Woo (이정우, born 1981) as Ki Beom
  • Im Joo Eun as Soo Jung
  • Go Seo Hee (고서희, born 1977)
  • Jang Jae Yong (장재용)
  • Lee Ho Young (이호영, born 1980) as Jin Seok
  • Park Sang Hoon (박상훈, born 1989)


Production Credit
  • Director: Jun Won (전원)


External Links

Daum movie pages
News articles
Articles in English from New York's Korean Cultural Center