Punch (2011)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - Korea, South   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Director Lee Han adapts author Kim Ryeo-ryeong's best-selling novel centered on the curious relationship between a taciturn high school rebel, and the eccentric homeroom teacher who possesses news that will change his life. Wan-deuk (Yoo Ah-in) hails from a poor family with a hunchback patriarch, and does most of his talking with his fists. Dong-ju (Kim Yun-seok) is Wan-deuk's homeroom teacher, a man who doesn't mince words, and thumbs his nose at the rules. It seems like every time Dong-ju calls Wan-deuk's name, disaster is imminent. But when Dong -ju tells his troubled young student that his long lost mother, a Filipino immigrant, is desperate for a reunion with her beloved son, the teen whose natural instinct is to lash out realizes just how little he really knows about the way the world works.



mother, rebel, student, teacher