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Bruce Lee worship and class tumults await you in “Once Upon A Time In Highschool”!Fervent Hyun Soo (Kwon Sang Woo) who highly reveres the martial artslegend Bruce Lee is transferred to the notorious Jeong Mun high schoolwhere raging power struggles among authoritative teachers and schoolgangs prevail. There he meets another huge fan of Bruce Lee, Woo-sik(Lee Jung-jin) who is the charismatic leader of the students, and theysoon become close friends. Both of them are mesmerized by a senior highschool girl named Eun-ju a look alike of Olivia Hussey who was one ofthe leading foreign actresses in those days. Though Hyun-soo is gentleand kind, she is attracted to Woo-sik since he got her out of troublebefore.
Later Woo-sik is set up by the school authority and compelled toleave school. Losing the suppressive leader, the rowdy students burstinto violence. Hyun-soo who is just experiencing a depressive phase inhis life grabs for a pair of Bruce Lee’s famous nunchakus within allthis chaos and dashes to the rooftop of the school… Directed by Yoo Ha,the director of “Marriage is a Crazy Thing”, “Once Upon A Time inHighschool” topped national box office with 3,500,000 viewers. Offeringhis debut in “Bet on My Disco,” Lee Jung-jun is set to shoot to stardomwith his latest great performance as a hot-blooded student. Alsostarring Kwon Sang-woo (”My Tutor Friend”) and Han Ga-in (KBS’s “YellowHandkerchief”), the film’s story is set in 1978 when South Korea ’sschools fell victim to a violent military regime. Once Upon A Time InHigh School received the trophy for Best Art and also won in thecategory for Most Popular Actor (Kwon Sang-woo) at the 25th Blue DragonAwards presentation.
Artist Name(s) : Kwon Sang Woo | Han Ga In | Lee Jung Jin
Release Date : May 20, 2004
Language : Korean
Subtitle : Korean, English
IMDB Link : www.imdb.com/title/tt0390205/