A 20-year-old South Korean actor has shocked netizens with her convincing portrayal of an elementary school student.
The 10-minute pilot for the web drama “Bad Boy” was uploaded to the popular CheezeFilm YouTube channel on June 18, garnering over 300,000 views since.
Actor Yoon-hee, who shares her name with the character, regularly posts images of her youthful appearance on her social media.
She can be seen with her large eyes, posing in a childlike manner, with foods reminiscent of childhood such as banana milk, an apple or a lollipop.
Viewers expressed shock at her youthful appearance and also praised her for her performance.
Many also commented that they had cried while watching the web drama, pointing to its bullying scenes.
The show follows the life of impoverished elementary school student Yoon-hee, who lives with her abusive, alcoholic father and cannot afford to go to school.
A boy named Jaehyuk, who lives in the neighborhood of the playground she likes to frequent, feels sorry for the young girl and becomes protective of her.
Based on the first episode, “Bad Boy” will likely follow the relationship between Yoon-hee and Jaehyuk.