20th Century Girl Movie (2022):
20th Century Girl (Korean: 20세기 소녀; RR: 20segi Sonyeo) is a South Korean romance drama film written and directed by Bang Woo-ri in her feature film debut. Produced by Im Seung-yong under the banner of Yong Film.
It stars Kim Yoo-jung, Byeon Woo-seok, Park Jung-woo, and Roh Yoon-seo. The film depicts the friendship and freshness of first love against the backdrop of 1999. It was released on October 21, 2022, on Netflix.
20th Century Girl Movie Information:
|Movie Name||20th Century Girl|
|Revised Romanization||20segi Sonyeo|
|Release Date||October 6, 2022 (Busan)|
October 21, 2022
|Running Time||1hr 59min|
|Directed by||Bang Woo-ri|
|Written by||Bang Woo-ri|
|Produced by||Im Seung-yong|
|Cinematography by||Jo Yeong-jik|
|Production Company||Yong Film|
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20th Century Girl Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Follows the first love and friendships of a high school student. Bo-Ra is 17-year-old high school student. She is good at taekwondo and has a bright and positive personality. She is also a member of the broadcasting club at her school. Woon-Ho is a member of the same broadcasting club. Bo-Ra is best friends with Yeon-Du , who attends the same school. Yeon-Du has a crush on Hyun-Jin. She asks Bo-Ra to find out everything about Hyun-Jin and goes to the U.S. to have heart surgery. After that, Bo-Ra begins to observe Hyun-Jin closely and she falls in love with him.
20th Century Girl Movie Cast and Characters:
- Kim Yoo-jung as Na Bo-ra
- Han Hyo-joo as adult Na Bo-ra
- Seventeen-year-old high school student, a Taekwondo practitioner, and a member of the broadcasting club at her school.
- Byeon Woo-seok as Poong Woon-ho
- Bo-ra’s classmate and a member of the broadcasting club.
- Park Jung-woo as Baek Hyun-jin
- Woon-ho’s best friend, a popular man who is liked by his classmates.
- Roh Yoon-seo as Kim Yeon-du
- Bo-ra’s best friend, who has an unrequited love for Hyun-jin.
- Kim Sung-kyung as Bo-ra’s mother
- Jeong Seok-yong as Bo-ra’s father
- Lee Cheon-moo as Na Ba-da, Bo-ra’s younger brother
- Yoon Yi-re as ‘Madam’, Bo-ra’s classmate
- Jeon Hye-won as ‘Darn it’, Bo-ra’s classmate
- Special appearance
- Lee Beom-soo as a school teacher
- Park Hae-joon as a doctor at the school infirmary
- Ryu Seung-ryong as Poong Woon-ho’s father (voice)
- Gong Myung as Jung Woon-ho, Bo-ra’s blind date
- Ong Seong-wu as Poong Jun-ho / Joseph, Poong Woon-ho’s younger brother
- Jung Min-joon as young Poong Jun-ho
Interesting Facts About 20th Century Girl Movie:
- 20th Century Girl is directed by Bang Woo-ri in her feature film debut.
- Director Bang Woo-ri wrote the script based on her personal experience of exchanging diaries with her friend. The film is set in Cheongju, the director’s hometown.
- Filming took place in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province from October 2021 to January 2022.
- The film was invited to the 27th Busan International Film Festival and premiered at the ‘Korean Cinema Today – Special Premiere’ section on October 6, 2022.
- A day later after its release, 20th Century Girl ranked 7th globally in Netflix’s movie category. Subsequently, on 24 October, it ranked 5th in the same category. Within three days of its release, it debuted at 2 on Netflix’s global chart of Top 10 non-English movie category for the week of October 17 to 23, with eight million hours viewed.