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- Movie: Plum Blossom
- Revised romanization: Cheongchun
- Hangul: 청춘
- Director: Kwak Ji-Kyun
- Writer: Kwak Ji-Kyun
- Release Date: October 14, 2000
- Runtime: 118 min
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
One boy falls headlong in love with his teacher, the other is seduced into his first sexual experience.A tender coming of age story about two teenage boys who embrace growing pains the hard way.
First Sex -- Nothing Like the Movies. Packets of plum blossoms blanket Hadong Town. After a teenage boy named Jayo transfers to a new school his junior year, a rebellious girl named Hara, who's of the same class, tries to seduce him. Unable to restrain his teenage hormones, Jayo finally decides to have his first experience with Hara. But the moment after Jayo loses his virginity, he becomes frightened when Hara tells him that she loves him. Jayo continuously avoids her while Hara, who was always obsessed with Jayo ever since she laid eyes on him, becomes devastated by his indifference and then later commits suicide at school with all her classmates and Jayo to bear witness. After this dreaded day, Jayo immerses himself in loveless sex with several women while he's in college until he meets Namok, who reminds him of how to love again.Trying desperately to heal his wounded spirit, Jayo, however, finds it difficult to retrieve the innocence he once had.
First Love -- A Heartbreaking Experience. Jayo's best friend and classmate, Seuin, falls in love with a new teacher named Junghae. But the hard line between teacher and student pressures Junghae to unwillingly reject Seuin's adoration, leaving him utterly heartbroken. This pain carves deep into Seuin even long after he graduates and enters college. Seuin later gets involved with an older woman at college to get Junghae out of his mind, only to find his feelings for Junghae getting stronger. After sending countless letters to Junghae, he tries desperately to face Junghae one last time to settle things once and for all.
|Kim Rae-Won||Bae Doo-Na||Kim Jung-Hyun||Jin Hee-Kyung||Yun Ji-Hye|
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