MY KOREAN TEACHER (いきなり先生になったボクが彼女に恋をした)

Directed by: Yuzo Asahara 2016 | 98 min.

Section: Spotlight on Japan

Premiere: United States Premiere

Countries: Japan

Languages: Japanese, with English subtitles

Genres: Asian Cinema, Romance, Romantic Comedy


Synopsis

Sponsored by:

Japan Foundation

Yesung of SUPER JUNIOR makes his film debut in an Okinawan romantic comedy with a Korean twist!

While on a business trip to Okinawa, Young Ung suddenly learns he is out of a job. Having also just discovered his girlfriend cheating on him and feeling quite lost, he begins wandering the streets aimlessly. When he is overheard speaking Korean by a local schoolmaster, he finds himself suddenly bamboozled into being Korean language teacher. Ung is really in over his head, but his luck begins to change when when he meets young mother named Sakura who is desperate to learn Korean.

One of the sweetest Japanese romantic comedies of the year, MY KOREAN TEACHER is uplifting, touching and hilarious!
-Anna Page

Screenings

Tuesday, November 08 6:15 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed
Friday, November 11 3:30 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Yuzo Asahara
Producer Kevin DC Chang, Takako Komatsu, Atsushi Takanezawa
Cast Yesung , Eri Fuse, Nozomi Sasaki, Masahiro Sato, Isao Takeno
Writer Yuzo Asahara, Kevin DC Chang, Tomoko Fushimi
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